Advanced Television


GlobalData: “Real-term loss for EPL with Sky, TNT dominance”

Following the news that the Premier League has sold the UK broadcast rights to Sky and TNT Sports for £6.7 billion (€6.19bn), Conrad Wiacek, Head of Sport Analysis at GlobalData, the data and analytics company, has offered his view, commenting: “The Premier League will rightly be delighted to have secured a new media rights deal […]

December 5, 2023

NFL Game Pass on YouTube in UK, Germany

DAZN, the sports streaming service, and YouTube, have partnered to make NFL Game Pass available as a Primetime Channel in the UK and Germany. Marking the launch of their global partnership, the companies say this collaboration is step forward in delivering premium sports content to American football enthusiasts in the UK and Germany as conveniently […]

November 17, 2023

Australia: DAZN on Optus

DAZN Group has announced a distribution partnership with Optus, the Australian telecom, mobile and internet provider, to feature DAZN via their digital aggregator, Subhub. DAZN’s array of live football, boxing and MMA content, archive, and documentaries will now be available to even more sports fans in Australia. Part of DAZN’s overall strategic focus is to […]

November 16, 2023

TNT Sports sublicenses Women’s Champions League from DAZN

TNT Sports in the UK and Ireland has boosted its European club football offering after agreeing a sublicence deal with DAZN that will see certain games from the UEFA Women’s Champions League and from the French, Spanish and German leagues on its channels and platforms, starting this season. TNT Sports has licensed the rights from […]

November 14, 2023

Survey: TV sports rights too fragmented

Sports fans crave more TV content but have trouble accessing it due to the fragmented nature of the sports rights market, according to Altman Solon’s 2023 Global Sports Media Survey. The survey of more than 2,500 sports fans from eight major global markets reveals that 59 per cent say they currently have trouble finding or […]

October 31, 2023

Mediaset renews TV rights for Coppa Italia

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has renewed its rights to broadcast the Coppa Italia and Super Cup domestically for the next three seasons, starting from 2023-24.  The deal is worth approximately €56 million per season, for a total of €168 million. Mediaset’s offer beat off a lower offer from Rai, the Italian public broadcaster. This is a […]

October 31, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Spain: DAZN extends F1 rights

DAZN, the sports entertainment platform, has acquired the rights to broadcast Formula 1 exclusively in Spain for the next three seasons. Under the multi-year deal, DAZN will be responsible for the production of F1 in market until 2026. Racing fans can continue to watch all practice and qualifying sessions, F1 Sprint Events and Grands Prix […]

October 30, 2023

ACE shuts down India sports piracy site

Anti—piracy body the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has shut down live sports piracy site and its associated domains, which were being operated out of India. ACE identified and confronted the site’s Uttar Pradesh-based operator, who transferred and all associated domains to ACE. The sites now redirect to ACE’s ‘Watch Legally’ page. […]

October 26, 2023By Colin Mann

Italy: DAZN, Sky renew Serie A rights

The partnership between DAZN and Lega Serie A has been reconfirmed in Italy, with the entire Serie A TIM available to watch on DAZN until 2029. Italian football fans can watch every Serie A TIM match live on DAZN, with seven exclusive matches (266 out of 380 matches per season) and three co-exclusive matches with […]

October 23, 2023

DAZN app pre-installed on Vidaa TVs

DAZN and Vidaa have extended and expanded their partnership with new multi-year deal focusing on new markets and joint marketing initiatives. Vidaa is a smart TV operating system and content platform that powers over 200 smart TV brands, including Hisense and Toshiba. Vidaa and DAZN have partnered to bring its sporting content to audiences around […]

October 18, 2023