Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights will increase in value throughout Albania, Kosovo and the Baltics – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – from the 2018-19 season, TV Sports Markets has learned.
LaLiga has increased the value of its rights in 13 European and Asian markets by about 20 per cent in a single deal with the Advisers Media International agency.
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European football’s governing body Uefa has launched a tender process for broadcast rights to its Champions League and Europa League club competitions in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Estonian public-service broadcaster ERR has agreed a deal for a package of national team football rights marketed by European governing body Uefa through a partnership with the Estonian Football Association (EJL).
The national federations of 10 countries have signed up to the International Basketball Federation’s (Fiba) new multi-cast initiative, with the sport’s global governing body keen on securing further partners before the end of the year.
Modern Times Group, the multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster, has launched its Viaplay video-streaming service in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
International sports broadcaster Setanta Sports has broadened its reach in the Baltic markets by agreeing a carriage deal with Estonian cable television operator STV.
Telecommunications company Levira has struck a deal to begin broadcasting matches from the Alexela Basketball Premier League, the top division of club basketball in Estonia.
Invitations to tender have been launched in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for rights to European football qualifiers ahead of the Uefa Euro 2016 and Fifa 2018 World Cup national team tournaments.
Estonian public-service broadcaster ERR is seeking a buyer for its rights to the 2014 Fifa World Cup football tournament after electing to concentrate its resources on next year’s winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Modern Times Group, the multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster, has extended its exclusive rights to English Premier League football in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on all platforms for three seasons, from the 2013-14 season to 2015-16.