Spanish La Liga 2016-17 TV Channels Live Broadcasting

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Popular Spanish football tournament, La Liga 2016-17 is the 86th edition of the La Liga.

Tournament will start on 20 August 2016 and ends on 29 May 2017.

Spanish FA will officially announce the La Liga 2016-17 fixtures in Spain on Thursday, 21st July 2016.

Barcelona is the defending champion for the season. Total 20 teams will take part in the league, including 17 sides from the 2015–16 season and three promoted from the 2015–16 Segunda División.

Spanish La Liga authorities has finally put together level playing field in terms of tv rights deal for all the clubs based on collective sale of tv rights rather than each team free to negotiate their own terms.

Spain struck a massive €600 million deal with spanish telecom company Telefónica who will be paying €600m for the domestic rights deal for 2016-17 season and they will have the ability to show every teams matches in the spanish top 2 divisions.

Another €500-€600 million is expected from the oversees broadcasting rights which will help reduce the tv rights money gap between top two and the rest of the teams in La Liga.

La Liga and other top european leagues are trying to model their TV rights sales and distribution on Premier Leagues system where TV moeny is shared equally.

We have compiled a updated list for 2016-17 season and with countries and channels listed according to official sources.

Here is the list of La Liga 2016-17 Broadcasters who have TV rights to telecast live matches around the world.

 

TV Channels Broadcasting Spanish La Liga 2016-17 Worldwide
COUNTRY TV Channels
Spain Telefonica
USA beIN Sports
Canada beINSports
Caribbean Sports Max
South America ESPN Latin America , DirectTV
Middle-East countries beINSports
United Kingdom Sky Sports (sign new three year deal worth £18million a season)
Ireland Sky Sports
Australia beIN Sports Australia
New Zealand & Pacific Countries SkyNZ
Brazil ESPN Brazil FoxSports
Mexico Direct TV & ESPN Latin
Middle-east & North Africa beIN Sports
South Africa & Sub-Sahara Africa Super Sport (South Africa in english coverage), Canal+(french coverage in some african countries)
Brunei & Malaysiya Astro SuperSport (Brunei and Malaysia)
India & Sub-Continent countries Son Six & Son Kix (India, Pakistanm Bangladesh and other adjacent countries) PTV (Pakistan)
Scandaniva Viasat Sport (Denmark, Finland, Sweden & Norway)
Thailand CH7
Germany Laola.Tv & Spox.com
France beINSports
Italy FoxSports Italia
Austria Laola.Tv & Spox.com
Belgium Eleven Sports, TeleNet
Czech Republic DigiTV
Portugal SportTV
Russian NTV Plus
Ukraine Football1
Turkey LigTV
Poland Eleven Sports
Romania & Slovakia DigiSport (Romania and Slovakia)
Eastern European Countries Sport Klub (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovania)
Switzerland TeleClub
Netherlands ZiggoSports
South Korea KBS N Sports & SkySports
Japan WOWOW
Ex-Soviet Countries Setanta Sports (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan)
Indonesia Orange TV
Chine & Taiwan PPTV (Chine and Taiwan). Guangdong Sports (Chinese states)
Eastern European NTV Plus
Some Baltic Countries Setanta Sports (Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Moldova)
Thailand & Cambodia beIN Sports

 

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