Telco Cyta has secured Italian Serie A rights in Cyprus after completing a deal with IMG, TV Sports Markets understands.
Discovery Communications secured three late sublicensing rights deals ahead of last month’s winter Olympic Games, taking it closer to its sublicensing revenue target.
Uefa has reversed the falling value of its club competition media rights in Cyprus via an exclusive deal with telco Cyta.
Competition between sports-rights agencies has helped Spain’s LaLiga grow the value of its media rights in several new deals across Europe.
Telco Cablenet’s entry into the Cypriot sports-rights market will boost the revenues of First Division clubs when a new cycle begins at the start of the 2019-20 season.
English Premier League rights fell in value in Cyprus this week as the league offered broadcasters a smaller package in an attempt to combat piracy.
Cyprus’s weakened economy has caused a decline in the value of Uefa’s club football competitions for a second successive cycle.
Cypriot pay-television broadcaster CyTAvision has expanded its motorsport portfolio over the past month, striking two new deals.
The closure of Cypriot pay-television operator Lumiere TV has allowed IPTV service CyTAvision and telco PrimeTel to snap up rights to international and domestic football.
The Cyprus Football Association is to push ahead with its plan to create a television channel for the country’s football league despite three top clubs refusing to take part. The clubs believe they can get better fees through individual deals with broadcasters.
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