rights The American platform wants sports but is not ready to spend too much money yet
Netflix could acquire the rights to women's British tennis competitions and cycling championships. Illustration photo — Pixabay/Tumisu
Prime Video is broadcasting Ligue 1 for at least two more years. For streaming platforms, films, series and other documentaries are no longer the only programs to watch. consider. Sport is attractive to encourage subscriptions. So Netflix would be seriously considering offer live sports streaming, according to information from the Wall Street Journal. But the American platform does not want to spend too much money, according to the American daily.
Netflix would have asked; the rights to broadcast ATP tennis in different countries, including France, but the price was too high. Last year, the American platform attempted to to obtain the rights of the World Surf League. But there again, the rights holders have been considered too greedy.
Women's competitions in sight
The platform would then have turned to less expensive competitions. She would have liked obtain the rights to women's British tennis competitions and cycling championships. Still far from the strategy of the Amazon competitor.
Amazon Prime Video has obtained the rights to 80% of Ligue 1 football matches, dominating Canal+. The platform has also obtained the rights to the night sessions of the Roland Garros tennis tournament. Last May, this contract allowed him to broadcast live the meeting between Nadal and; Djokovic. France Télévisions, the historical broadcaster of the tournament, had little appreciation.