On July 24, Prime Video subscribers will be able to watch Ligue 2 matches, before enjoying Ligue 1 a few days later. For 259 million euros per year, Amazon has granted itself the broadcasting rights for 80% of the matches. On the other hand, users fear an increase in the price of the subscription.
The appointment is taken for July 24, 19 pm . It is on this date that the broadcasting of Ligue 2 matches on Amazon Prime Video will begin . Then, two weeks later, it will be Ligue 1’s turn to make a sensational entry into the platform’s catalog. It is a small event in the sphere of French football, until now largely dominated by Canal + . To operate this major turning point, Amazon has put the means: for 3 years to come, the firm will spend 259 million euros per year to keep its broadcasting rights.
At this price, Amazon made sure to keep control of 80% of the matches of the two championships , or 302 matches in all per season for Ligue 1 only, at the rate of 8 matches per day . For now, we don’t know much more about the operation. Amazon has not yet communicated on how the matches will be offered, but assures that details will arrive shortly . On June 25, the platform still shared its top 10 most important matches.