Ice Hockey: FANSEAT – World Championship Broadcast – World Championships

FANSEAT (Spring Media group’s OTT platform dedicated to sport) and Infront, exclusive media and marketing partner of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IHFG), have reached an agreement to broadcast all matches of the World Ice Hockey Championship Ice cream, live and on demand for fans in France.

Once again, FANSEAT has entered into a landmark media rights deal to add to its ice hockey content portfolio, following the acquisition of the rights for the Champions Hockey League for the 2021-2022 season. FANSEAT will broadcast all 64 matches of the Ice Hockey World Championship live and on demand on its OTT platform (, in addition to its very wide content offer which includes more than 2,000 season hockey matches ranging from the Champions Hockey League, the French Leagues (Synerglace each Magnus League, Division 1, Division 2, Division 3, U20, U17) , the Czech league (Tipsport Extraliga), the Latvian league (Optibet Hokeja Liga) to the British league (Premier Sports Elite League).

French ice hockey fans will be eager to follow the matches of Les Bleus, who will be in Group A alongside world No. 1 ranked team Canada, their neighbors Germany, Italy, Switzerland as well as Denmark, Kazakhstan and Slovakia. The Blues will play Canada in their final group stage match, which will no doubt grab everyone’s attention, but will have 6 more fixtures to play before then, with their campaign starting on May 13 in Helsinki against Slovakia.
The entire 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, including all 64 group stage and knockout matches, will be included in the “French Hockey” and “ALL Hockey” subscriptions on FANSEAT for €9.99/ month and €12.99/month respectively, or available via the tournament pass at €14.99 or on demand at €4.99/match, allowing fans to watch matches live and on demand at any time .

This new partnership strengthens FANSEAT’s position as the European media leader in ice hockey with its offer of more than 2,000 games each season.

Jean-Mael GinesteDirector of FANSEAT says: “Adding the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship to our ice hockey offering on FANSEAT is the further realization of our desire to remain the leading ice hockey media on the continent, broadcasting thousands of matches each year among the most prestigious and most watched competitions. As the official producer and broadcaster of the French ice hockey divisions, we have a strong fan base in France, so we are delighted to be able to broadcast these French national team matches as well as every game of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, a tournament that is sure to provide some memorable encounters.


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