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Web portal Rambler has acquired English Premier League rights in Russia, moving the country’s sports broadcast market further into the digital realm.

The English Premier League has increased the value of its rights in 27 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in two separate deals, after carving out Bulgaria to capitalise on…

DAZN will pay $30m per year for the Copa Sudamericana in Brazil Streaming service to pay about $10m per season for Serie A; $5m per season for Ligue 1

The English Premier League has benefited from a second successive strategic bid for its rights in France but that did not prevent a fall in their value

Reduced competition in Belgium has led to a decrease in the value of English Premier League rights from 2019-20, with incumbent pay-television broadcaster Telenet renewing its deal

The value of the English Premier League’s short-form content has rallied a little since the last sales cycle but still remains well down on its peak value over a decade ago.

Icelandic telco Síminn surprised the market by securing English Premier League rights from 2019-20, replacing the dominant player, media group 365.

Streaming platform DAZN’s impending launch in Spain helped the English Premier League to another great result for its media rights in the country. DAZN will pay about €23m ($27.2m)

Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote has seen off stiff competition from rival Nova to renew its English Premier League rights in Greece

English Premier League rights in Cyprus will increase in value following a direct renewal with telco Cyta. The new three-season deal with Cyta, from 2019-20 to 2021-22, will be worth just under €1.5

England’s Premier League secured a modest increase in the value of its rights in Italy in this week’s deal with incumbent rights-holder Sky Italia.

Sky Deutschland to pay about €22m per season for Premier League rights, 2019-2022 This is about 70 per cent more than the €13m per season DAZN pays from 2016-2019 T

The battle between Sport TV and Eleven Sports in Portugal has pushed prices up at a perfect time for the Premier League, Formula One Management and Bundesliga International

The South African Broadcasting Corporation last week completed a surprise deal for rights to England’s Premier League despite the broadcaster being almost ZAR 700m (€41m/$47.5m) in debt.

The Premier League’s 20 clubs are unconcerned about the small drop in the value of their domestic live rights in the next cycle, following deals this month with BT and Amazon that brought the protracted sales process to a close.

Facebook has acquired English Premier League rights in Vietnam, its second deal for the league’s rights in a major Southeast Asian market.

Social media company Facebook has beaten an incumbent pay-television broadcaster to media rights of a flagship property for the first time, TV Sports Markets understands.

After successive 70-per-cent rises in the last two cycles there were only two sets of circumstances in which the Premier League was likely to secure another increase in the value of its domestic live rights.

SuperSport is understood to have paid an increase of about 30 per cent to retain its English Premier League rights in sub-Saharan Africa, beating competition from Econet and StarTimes to win in the first round of bidding.