Rai and Sky Italia have been awarded major UEFA Champions League media rights packages in Italy for the period between 2009 and 2012.
Italian public broadcaster Rai has won a package of rights which include the exclusive free-to-air broadcast of the first choice live match on a Wednesday (including the final and the UEFA Super Cup) every matchweek. Rai will broadcast these matches on its Rai Uno and Rai Due channels.
Sky Italia has secured a comprehensive package of UEFA Champions League rights. The broadcaster will show all live matches (including the final) in full across its various channels as well as a complete range of match action on its popular 'Diretta Goal' channel as well as highlights on both nights.
Each broadcaster will exploit the rights via the Internet and mobile TV.