Uefa European Championship

Vietnamese telco Viettel secured rights to the 2024 Uefa European Championship after agreeing to pay a slight increase on the previous fee, SportBusiness Media has learned.

This summer's Uefa European Championship will receive blanket coverage in Russia following deals struck with Match TV, the Gazprom Media-owned broadcaster, and subscription streaming platform Okko

Uefa and the CAA Eleven agency earned a combined uplift in Italy from Rai and Sky Italia for European Championship rights, SportBusiness Media has learned.

Uefa enjoyed a substantial increase in the value of its national team rights in sub-Saharan Africa in the recent round of sales, with revenues up, on an annualised basis, by about 70 per cent.

ITV suffered a 61-per-cent drop in pre-tax profits in 2023 amid an advertising slump and significant investment costs in its ITVX streaming service

Agency LiveMode has no plans to compete directly against Brazil’s established media companies for all-encompassing exclusive rights deals despite racking up a powerful audience base on streamer Cazé TV.

Infront has negotiated an exclusive Euro 2024 broadcast deal in Indonesia with media conglomerate MNC Group

Fast-growing Brazilian streamer CazéTV has made its latest high-profile football acquisition in a deal for exclusive rights to 25 matches at Euro 2024.

Uefa will not produce coverage of Euro 2024 in native ultra high-definition (UHD), instead opting for a single ‘multi-purpose’ broadcast format, SportBusiness can disclose.

Deutsche Telekom has reworked its Euro 2024 sublicensing agreement with commercial broadcaster RTL to allow it to regain exclusivity to five matches from the tournament staged across Germany

Hungarian public-service broadcaster MTVA will pay more than €30m for Uefa national team rights over the 2022-23 to 2027-28 cycle, it can be revealed.

Commercial broadcaster RTL has topped up its live football offering in Germany, adding rights to 10 matches from the remainder of the Uefa Euro 2024 qualifying campaign

An analysis conducted by SportBusiness Media shows that the Fifa World Cup’s global media rights value has kept pace with other blue-riband sporting events, despite what the US Department of Justice described as a 'web of corruption' curtailing its value during the 2000s and early 2010s.

Uefa is reportedly planning to reduce the size of qualifying groups for Euro 2028 due to a downturn in interest from broadcasters

Uefa and the CAA Eleven agency have appointed Infront as exclusive media rights agent in Indonesia for national team competitions from this year until 2028

RTVE assessed that Spanish national team matches – particularly those within the Nations League format – were somewhat overvalued in the previous deal, leading to a slightly decreased value.

Australian telecoms operator Optus has acquired rights to the 2024 Uefa European Championship

Uefa has seen the value of its national team properties soar in Poland, building on recent successes in other central and eastern European territories.