Monday December 4, 2023

Orange Renews LaLiga, UEFA Media Deal for $356M

  • Orange has renewed its sublicensing agreement for rights to LaLiga and UEFA competitions.
  • The deal is worth roughly $356 million.
FC Barcelona/Design: John Regula
Copy Link
Link Copied
Link Copied

Orange, a French telecom company, has renewed its sublicensing agreement for rights to LaLiga and UEFA club competitions with Spain’s Telefónica in a deal worth roughly $356 million, per SportsPro. 

The deal is similar to the last contract between the two entities, but comes as Orange has seen its soccer audience grow by 43% over the last year

  • The renewed agreement is a result of a ruling by Spain’s competition authority that requires Telefónica to share its sports content with other telecom companies.
  • The content includes LaLiga and Formula 1, among others.

Orange has more than 268 million customers in 27 countries and is the largest telecommunications provider in France, with a market cap of $29.73 billion.

Telefónica — also one of the largest telecom companies in the world — is the rights holder to the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League

The company holds rights for a three-season cycle that begins with the 2021-22 seasons.

Orange reported $12.5 billion in revenue for Q2 2021, a 2.6% increase year-over-year.

Copy Link
Link Copied
Link Copied

What to Read


UEFA Could Set Ticket Request Record For Euro 2024

Ticket demand for European tournament pacing at record-setting levels
The FIFA World Cup Trophy sits on a stand outside of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Joint Bid Trend Dominating Major Soccer Tournaments

The next two World Cup will be hosted by multiple countries.
The flag of Israel waves in the wind above crime scene tape outside Margolin Hebrew Academy after a man armed with a handgun first tried to enter the school and then began firing his gun outside the school before fleeing in Memphis, Tenn., on Monday, July 31, 2023.

Sports World Reacts to Hamas Attack on Israel

The NBA and NFL released statements as war spread in the region.
Nick Saban highest paid college football head coach.

Who Is Highest-Paid Coach in College Football?

Saban remains atop highest-paid head coaches getting over $11 million annually.
podcast thumbnail mobile
Front Office Sports Today

CFP Selection Turns Heads with Controversial Selection


Featured Today

The College Football Playoff is considering rotating TV networks for the national championship game.

CFP Considers Super Bowl-Like Rotation For National Championship Game

Multiple networks could share rights to the championship game, sources told FOS.
Brett Favre
November 27, 2023

Favre Welfare Case Hold-Up? "AG’s Office Has Not Expressed Interest In Pursuing"

The DOJ interviewed Brett Favre in early 2020.
The future of the Pac-12 rests on a court decision.
November 24, 2023

The Pac-12 Plays Its Final Regular-Season Game. Then A Court Decides Its Fate.

The conference's future rests with a court decision.
Lane Kiffin
November 9, 2023

Ole Miss, Lane Kiffin Lawyers Argue for Dismissal of Player Lawsuit

FOS obtained audio of Lane Kiffin's interaction with the player behind lawsuit.


Powered By

Careers in Sports

Looking for a new job? Check out these featured listings and search for openings all over the world.
Multiple - USA Careers
Live Nation
Multiple - USA Careers
Saco Bay PT
Multiple - USA Careers
Olympic rings in front of mountains in the background

IOC's Winter Olympics Favorites: France 2030, Salt Lake City 2034

Preferred bidders have been selected for 2030 and 2034.
November 21, 2023

Cricket Continues To Surge In Popularity

Tournament posts record-level attendance, streaming totals.
November 27, 2023

Two U.S. World Cups in Two Years?

The United States is hoping to host the 2027 Women's World Cup.

NHL’s Chris Foster on Amplifying Content Distribution With Automation

Learn how the NHL is using WSC Sports to increase fan engagement.
Oct 22, 2022; Paris, FRANCE; General view the Eiffel Tower and the Seine river, as seen from Pont Alexandre III in advance of the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The bridge will serve as the site for triathlon, open water swim and road cycling.
November 20, 2023

Paris Olympics Problems Continue With Price-Gouging Claims

Average room prices expected to more than triple for upcoming Games.
Saudi player wins ball from Argentinian player in World Cup match-up
November 17, 2023

$1B Saudi Arabian-FIFA Deal Expected To Follow 2034 World Cup Bid

Saudi oil company Aramco is reportedly close to a deal with FIFA.
November 14, 2023

Wimbledon Expansion In Doubt Amid Local Objections

Local borough planners recommended rejection of project
November 9, 2023

Major Pay Increases Hitting International Women's Soccer

The Women's FA Cup is doubling its prize money.