Sportway Media Group Signs New Partnership With the French Ice Hockey Federation

In a new deal between Sportway Media Group (SMG) and the French Ice Hockey Federation (FFHG), the parties have reached a multi-year agreement to launch a new platform for streaming French ice hockey games from junior leagues to the top division League (Synerglace Ligue Magnus), the French Cup and national teams games.

The French Ice Hockey Federation board and the top division league (Synerglace Ligue Magnus) clubs have decided to enter into a partnership with Sportway Media Group. From next season and for five years, Sportway will support the development of French Ice Hockey and broadcast on an OTT platform dedicated to French Ice Hockey more than 1000 senior games and also youth competitions.

Sportway and the FFHG will now work on launching a new digital broadcast platform for next season and establishing media agreements to increase the exposure of French Ice Hockey. Further details will be communicated before the summer to prepare for the next season as effectively as possible.

The CEO of Sportway Media Group, Daniel Franck, comments:

“We are honoured to have been selected to partner with the French Ice Hockey Federation. Ice hockey holds a special place in the hearts of us at Sportway Media Group, and we are excited by the possibility of working closely with the French Ice Hockey Association to continue growing the sport in France. From the intense action of Synerglace Ligue Magnus to the grassroots initiatives nurturing future talent, we are dedicated to showcasing the full spectrum of French ice hockey.”

The President of the French Ice Hockey Federation, Pierre-Yves Gerbeau comments:

“We are very happy and proud to sign an agreement with Sportway Media Group. This modern solution system they offer will help French hockey to develop and reach new goals in terms of exposure.”

About FFHG

Created in 2006, the French Ice Hockey Federation has almost 22,000 members and more than 120 affiliated clubs. The FFHG organizes the SYNERGLACE Ligue Magnus, top division Ice Hockey championship, and the French Cup, whose the final is played at the Accor Arena every year and gathers more than 13,500 spectators. France co-organized with Germany the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship in Paris. The French men’s team, ranked 13th, is playing in top division World Championship, while the French women’s team, ranked 12th, has competed in two top division Worlds and is currently playing in Division 1A. Website :

About Sportway Media Group

Sportway Media Group is a company engaged in the production and commercialization of media rights, also owning technology and software supporting streaming services, including AI production. Operating in thirteen countries with offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, Riga, Prague, Melbourne, and Auckland, Sportway Media Group is poised to stream over 250,000 events for the 24/25 season across various sports, solidifying its position as a leader in the industry. Website :

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