Ligue 1's new broadcaster partners with French commercial channel

3 June 2020

Ligue 1
Photo: PA Images Mediapro has agreed a deal with French commercial broadcaster TF1 to utilise the firm's domestic popularity.

Mediapro has agreed a deal with French commercial broadcaster TF1 to utilise the firm's domestic popularity.

Furthermore, Mediapro's new subscription channel will take name after TF1's famous Telefoot football magazine programme.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Chinese-Spanish owned Mediapro, the new broadcaster of Ligue 1 and 2, has partnered with French commercial channel TF1 in a deal that will see the firm utilise its new partner's historic domestic popularity.

Accordingly, Mediapro's new pay-television service in France will be named after TF1's famous Telefoot football magazine programme which was launched in 1977.

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