why did the channel have so many bugs for its launch?


A new player in the French broadcasting of Ligue 1 matches, the Téléfoot channel experienced many hiccups this Sunday.

[Mis à jour le 31 août 2020 à 16h52] The launch of the Téléfoot channel took place last week but the start of the Ligue 1 Uber Eats was rather complicated for the new broadcaster created by Mediapro in partnership with TF1. This Sunday, a good number of subscribers noted reception problems on the Téléfoot application: absence of multiplex comments, video cut-off or even matches completely unavailable and this from 1 p.m. while Sunday, August 30 was full of matches. to start the competition. But what happened? Téléfoot suffered a failure of its American network provider Century Link. On Twitter, the channel’s official account explains: “We apologize for the technical problems encountered today. They are linked to a global outage of our Internet service providers, beyond our control, which affects many services. We are doing everything we can to get back to normal as quickly as possible “.

Particularly affected, online subscribers should receive a commercial gesture from Téléfoot which has not yet presented the exact nature. This is not the first time that a new football broadcaster has experienced serious problems with the provision of its service for its launch. Last year, for example, RMC Sport was very strongly criticized at the start of the Champions League broadcast.

As a reminder, Téléfoot is a channel launched as part of a partnership between Mediapro and TF1. This will broadcast 8 Ligue 1 matches per day including the 10 best posters, but also 8 Ligue 2 matches per day as well as all the Champions League and Europa League matches for the 2020 season. 2021. An attractive and even essential offer for fans of French championships and European competitions. The channel, which also plans to broadcast numerous magazines and reports, is due to start broadcasting on August 21, 2020 and accompany the launch of Ligue 1.

All the information on the Téléfoot channel

Téléfoot set up its subscription platform in mid-August just before the launch of Ligue 1 Uber Eats. You can find the different possible subscription offers there (see details below). To subscribe, all you have to do is create an account and choose your subscription plan, then enter your bank details to set up automatic payment of your monthly payments. To subscribe to Téléfoot, click here.

Téléfoot is available in three different offers with more or less high prices, all with different features but also with or without commitment. The cheapest Mobile Only Pass gives access to Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches but not to European competitions and only on smartphones and tablets. The standard subscription, with Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and all Champions League and Europa League matches is set at € 25.90 per month with a 12-month commitment, or € 29.90 per month without commitment. Finally, a joint subscription with Netflix is ​​offered at € 29.90 per month and 12-month commitment. Below, a detailed table of the different offers.

Téléfoot Pass Mobile Only Telefoot Telefoot + Netflix
Ligue 1 Uber Eats Call 1 + Call 2 Call 1 + Call 2
Ligue 2 BKT Champions League Champions League
Smartphone and tablet only Europa League Europa League
All screens All screens
Netflix (HD and 2 screens)
14.90 € / month without commitment € 25.90 / month (12-month commitment) € 29.90 / month (12 month contract)
€ 29.90 / month without commitment

When you love football, there is something to be lost among all the subscription offers available, especially as some sometimes broadcast the same competitions. Téléfoot is however positioned as the home of French football but also of major European competitions. We detail the matches and competitions broadcast by Téléfoot this season.

  • Ligue 1 Uber Eats: 8 matches per day including the 10 biggest posters (300 matches exclusively)
  • Ligue 2 BKT: 8 matches per day
  • Champions League: all matches for the 2020-2021 season
  • Europa League: all matches for the 2020-2021 season

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