2024-02-23 14:07Press release

European Ultimate Federation and Solidsport enter long term agreement

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European Ultimate Federation (EUF) and Solidsport are delighted to announce a long term broadcasting partnership with the aim of revolutionising the broadcast and digital content landscape for EUF events.

The European Ultimate Federation (EUF) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking broadcasting partnership with Solidsport for a multi-year period. After an extensive open tender process, Solidsport emerged as the official broadcasting partner for the EUF, ushering in a new era of innovation and accessibility for European Ultimate tournaments.

Known for its expertise in supporting emerging sports communities, Solidsport is set to revolutionize the broadcast and digital content landscape for EUF events. The collaboration aims not only to enhance the quality of EUF tournament broadcasts but also to create exciting opportunities for expanded content delivery. Leveraging Solidsport's extensive network, the EUF seeks to establish a financially sustainable ecosystem and widen its reach to diverse audiences, ensuring that events become more accessible and cost-effective.

Andrea ‘Oddi’ Furlan, the President of EUF, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating,

We're thrilled to take a significant step forward in the broadcasting of European Ultimate. This collaboration with Solidsport allows us to provide our players with more affordable and accessible tournaments while ensuring top-notch live and on-demand content. The new model will spread broadcast production costs across our entire community, making it a cost-effective solution for everyone in the long run. We acknowledge that this is a new direction for many, including us, but we are eager to test this model for the benefit of our sport.

Solidsport will power a new and custom OTT platform on live.ultimatefederation.eu that will aim to gather all EUF’s international events and engage the whole European Ultimate community.

We’re very excited to unveil our exclusive partnership with the European Ultimate Federation. We are driven to equip EUF with the essential tools to elevate their sport and streaming experience to unprecedented heights using our cutting-edge platform, leading technology and commercial expertise in the sport industry.

– Andreas Westerlind, Chief Commercial Officer at Solidsport.

Key Outcomes of the Partnership:
  • Decreasing athlete costs: Moving EUF events and content behind a paywall aims to distribute broadcasting costs among all viewers, relieving financial burdens on participating athletes.

  • Expanded Coverage: Solidsport's partnership provides flexibility in production scale, allowing for seamless integration of more fields in EUF tournaments and the addition of events within the European ecosystem.

  • Commercial values: The Solidsport model introduces new direct revenue streams to support the development of EUF events and the sport as a whole.

About EUF:

EUF is a member of the European Flying Disc Federation (EFDF), which is the Umbrella Organisation overall European disc sports recognized by the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF). EUF is responsible for Ultimate and Indoor Ultimate in Europe and it consists of 35 member associations, which represent Ultimate in their countries.

About Solidsport

Solidsport, a leading sports OTT platform in Europe, stands at the forefront of sports streaming, trusted by 20+ international and national federations, 5000 teams and clubs, and 500 tournaments. With a "From Pay to Play" approach, Solidsport's dynamic ecosystem contributes directly to the success and sustainability of its 5000+ sports broadcasters. The risk-free revenue-sharing model has generated over 10,000,000€ back to federations, leagues, clubs, tournaments, and sporting events, earning trust and acclaim from partners across the sports community.


Andreas Westerlind
Chief Commercial Officer
Andreas Westerlind

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