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GEE agrees licence deal to provide sports TV on ships

Global Eagle Entertainment has entered into a three-year global distribution agreement with Lagardère Sports, a producer and distributor of sports programming, which will give GEE the rights to distribute over 10,000 hours of live and produced sports programming to commercial flights and ships at sea through its global VSAT networks.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Lagardère Sports’ programming includes football, athletics, tennis, swimming, golf, rugby and basketball.

“Watching sports is a longstanding and popular pastime across the globe, and, with this agreement, GEE expands the range of compelling media programming that we offer our customers,” said Jim Griffiths, GEE’s senior vice president for content distribution and purchasing.

“Our partnership with Lagardère Sports further cements our leadership position as the number one global provider of content to customers across mobility markets, whether in the air, at sea or in remote locations on the ground.”{/mprestriction}

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