DAZN closing in on third-party Uefa rights in DACH region

  • DAZN to pay about €3m per season for third-party Uefa national-team rights, 2018-19 to 2021-22
  • Deal will cover Germany, Austria and Switzerland; coverage also agreed with ORF and AZ Medien
  • DAZN paid about €1.5m per season for third-party Uefa national-team rights, 2016-17 and 2017-18
Perform-owned OTT service DAZN is close to finalising a deal for third-party Uefa national-team rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, TV Sports Markets understands.

DAZN will hold third-party rights to all European Qualifier, Nations League and friendly matches played in the three territories under a four-season deal, from 2018-19 to 2021-22, worth about €3m ($3.5m) per season. The OTT service is thought to have allocated about €2.5m per season for the rights in Germany; about €300,000 per season in Austria; and about €200,000 per season in Switzerland.

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