“This is one of the best deals in Europe today. “In the interview granted Tuesday to the Parisian, the president of Mediapro, Jaume Roures did not spare his efforts to sell Téléfoot. The channel, which is to be launched on August 17, will offer for its first season 80% of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 as well as the entirety of the Champions League and the Europa League thanks to the agreement reached with Altice , holder of the rights to European competitions until 2021. All for a monthly subscription of 25.90 euros against a one-year commitment.
A truly exceptional offer? We compared it with what exists among our European neighbors.
In Germany. Main broadcaster of the Bundesliga this season, Sky offers subscriptions at 25 euros per month to follow the majority of posters of the German championship. An offer only valid for new customers with an annual commitment. The channel proposes to add a pack allowing in particular to follow the matches of the Champions League, but not the Europa League. On its site, the broadcaster announces a global rate of 30 euros per month, which increases to 37.50 after the first year.
In Spain. Telecommunications operator Movistar offers pay-per-view channels to follow nine of the ten La Liga games each day and the Champions League, with the rights to the Europa League being held by beIN Sports. For 45 euros per month, you can follow these competitions on the other side of the Pyrenees.
And Italy. You have to subscribe to Sky Italia, which broadcasts seven of the ten matches of each day of Serie A, the Champions League and the Europa League. The channel offers a subscription at 33 euros per month for one year. After this period, the monthly rate is 43.20 euros.
UK. Two players compete for the majority of the UK market: Sky and BT Sport. The latter, holder of the rights to the Champions League and the Europa League, offers packs allowing its subscribers to receive Sky, the main broadcaster of the Premier League, for 35 pounds per month (about 39 euros), in exchange for a two-year subscription.