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Greek digital terrestrial broadcaster Antenna has become the latest broadcaster to benefit from cuts to public broadcaster ERT’s funding by outbidding it for the rights to the Uefa Euro 2020 finals.

Uefa is close to completing a record-breaking deal for rights to the 2024 European Championship with Deutsche Telekom, in what would be the largest fee ever received by Uefa for European Championship rights in a single market.

The value of rights in Vietnam for the Uefa European Championship increased by over 40 per cent in the latest deal with the incumbent public-service broadcaster VTV, covering the 2020 tournament, which is held every four years.

Uefa’s national-team rights revenue in Japan is set to shrink in the 2018-19 to 2021-22 cycle, covering Euro 2020, with demand hit by next year’s Tokyo Olympics and last year’s collapse of the MP & Silva agency.

Uefa increased the value of its European Championship in Portugal by about 35 per cent last week after delaying the tender process proved successful thanks to the arrival of sports broadcaster Eleven in the country.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has insisted that it is ready to broadcast Euro 2020 matches on Sport TV+, its channel available without a subscription, although talks with free-to-air broadcasters…

Commercial free-to-air broadcast groups Mediaset and Atresmedia are set to go head-to-head in a bid to acquire rights in Spain to the 2022 World Cup from the Mediapro agency

German telco Deutsche Telekom has reportedly acquired all rights to the 2024 Uefa European Championship, displacing long-term media partners for the tournament public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF

StarTimes has taken up the Uefa national-team competition rights vacated by the demise of Kwesé TV.

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In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, is thought to be close to a deal with telco PCCW for Euro 2020 rights in Hong Kong.

Having a larger package of content to sell has helped Uefa earn a slight increase in the overall value of its national-team rights in Bulgaria, with third-party rights proving particularly popular.

Uefa is close to completing deals for its national-team media rights in Israel, as negotiations with both public-service broadcaster Kan and pay-television broadcaster Charlton prove challenging

Uefa has finalised a host of media-rights deals for its national-team properties around the world as the start of its new cycle draws near.

Australian telco Optus will get another chance to stream a major international football tournament despite its troubled coverage of this year’s Fifa World Cup.