Saada: Mediapro non-payment ‘risks damage’ to Ligue 1 image and value Canal Plus president Maxime Saada has said he is “very worried for French football” as a result of the ongoing dispute between Mediapro, the rights agency and production group, and the Professional Foo… Mediapro, der TV-Rechteinhaber der Ligue 1, will seinen Zahlungsverpflichtungen nicht nachkommen. Mediapro’s agreement is reportedly worth €780 million (US$913 million) per season for the top-flight Ligue 1 rights from 2020/21 to 2023/24, plus €34 million (US$39.8 million) annually for the second-tier Ligue 2 package for the same period. The body running the top-flight Ligue 1 is currently embroiled in a legal battle with Spanish agency Mediapro over non-payment of its second €172 million rights fee installment. document.write ("?zoneid=1710"); Canal+, recovering from the 2018 loss of the Ligue 1 rights, has seen its subscriber base grow “for the first time in a long time,” Saada said. if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'? document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); The specialist rating’s firm also lists Joye Media as having a 'negative' outlook, suggesting there could be further downgrades. '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? 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We are 26 years old. document.write ("?zoneid=1716"); var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); document.write (document.charset ? var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'? Ligue 1, droits TV : Mediapro a assigné Canal en justice Mediapro a lancé une action en justice contre Canal+, estimant que la chaîne cryptée tente de l'évincer du marché. 'https://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php':'http://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php'); document.write ('&cb=' + m3_r); document.write (""); Mediapro avait obtenu en 2018 80 % des droits TV de la Ligue 1 pour 780 millions d'euros par an pour la période 2020-2024. They did not even keep up their payments for four months By Adam White for … Mediapro offers to air rest of Ligue 1 season, lambasts Canal Plus and beIN Jaume Roures, the outspoken chief executive of Mediapro, has said that the Spanish broadcast production company and agency is ready to step in and show the end of the 2019-20 French football season, while… We broadcast 16 football leagues from around the world. var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'? - BeSoccer document.write ("&tags=canal%2Cligue-1%2Cmediapro"); Mediapro offers to air rest of Ligue 1 season, lambasts Canal Plus and beIN . '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); It is understandable that Canal+ would be openly hostile to the notion of matching Mediapro’s deal, considering the massive increase in its valuation from cycle to cycle. Mediapro … Teléfoot, Mediapro’s new €25.90 (US$30) a month pay-TV offering, which also airs most live Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 games, as well as Uefa Champions League matches, was … October 31, 2020. Comme l’annonce l’Équipe, Canal + reste à l’affût pour récupérer les droits télés de l’intégralité de la Ligue 1 à hauteur de 740 millions d’euros par an. document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); if (document.mmm_fo) document.write ("&mmm_fo=1"); Mediapro won the rights in 2018 in what was considered to be a major coup in broadcasting. to allow for analysis of how people use our website in order to Canal+ president Maxime Saada has called Mediapro’s broadcast rights deal with the French Professional Football League (LFP) “untenable.” The body running the top-flight Ligue 1 is currently embroiled in a legal battle with Spanish agency Mediapro over non-payment of its second €172 million rights fee installment. Maxime Saada confirms his network will not be “reinvesting at a loss” if current broadcast deal collapses. Two and a half years ago, after the surprise announcement of the victory of Mediapro, for a contract of more than one billion euros per year, the encrypted channel had denounced on Europe 1 an unrealistic economic amount. Frankreichs neuer TV-Rechteinhaber meldet sich zahlungsunfähig. Depuis le début de Canal, on a les meilleurs experts", insiste Gérald Brice-Viret, mercredi, au micro de Philippe Vandel dans Culture Médias. document.write ("?zoneid=1719"); '&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); Late last month, Joye Media, the parent company of Mediapro, saw its credit rating cut by Moody’s. document.write (document.charset ? 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'&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); Pour cela, le groupe sino-espagnol Mediapro, à qui appartient l'antenne, a décidé de mettre les grands moyens en achetant les droits de la Ligue 1 et de la Ligue des Champions. Martin Ross. Détenteur de 80% des droits TV de la Ligue 1 pour 780 millions d'euros par an pour la période 2020-2024, Mediapro a suspendu ses paiements … Droits TV de Ligue 1 : Canal-beIN, Amazon voire DAZN pourraient remplacer Mediapro LIGUE 1 - Avec le retrait annoncé de Mediapro, 80% des rencontres de Ligue 1 et de Ligue … Mediapro have been in a mediation process in the Nanterre Commercial Court to try and reach agreement on both the October payment and its next payment scheduled for 5th December. var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); //]]>-->. Mediapro’s Ligue 1 rights deal “untenable”, says Canal+ president. if (document.referrer) document.write ("&referer=" + escape(document.referrer)); document.write ("'>"); ,