Hungary

Pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport has acquired rights to Italy's Serie A for the next three seasons, from 2018-19 to 2020-21, after completing a deal with international rights-holder IMG.

Hungarian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 is close to finalising deals for Spain’s LaLiga and Italy’s Serie A.

Hungarian media services provider Antenna Hungária has launched MindiGO Sport, its first standalone OTT streaming service.

Hungarian public-service broadcaster MTVA has bucked the Champions League’s recent trend of selling to pay-television broadcasters, paying a huge increase to retain its rights in the country.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched tenders in six markets for rights to Uefa national team football properties.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has secured a series of rights deals for upcoming seasons of the Champions Hockey League pan-European ice hockey club competition.

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.

Hungarian broadcaster TV2 has made aggressive moves into the sports-rights market in recent weeks, acquiring English Premier League, National Hockey League and MotoGP rights.

Hungarian commercial broadcast group TV2 has acquired rights in the country to the MotoGP motorcycling championship.

US media and entertainment company Discovery Communications has sealed its eighth sublicensing deal for Olympic Games rights in Europe through an agreement with Hungarian public-service broadcaster MTVA.

Eurosport Events, promoter of the World Touring Car Championship, has agreed broadcast rights deals in host markets for its forthcoming races in Hungary and Morocco, along with launching a new second screen service to enhance coverage of the motor racing series.

The Handball-Bundesliga, the sport’s top division in Germany, has said its global broadcast reach will extend to beyond 40 countries in 2015-16 through new rights deals agreed by the MP & Silva agency.

AMC Networks International – Central Europe, the central European division of US entertainment company AMC Networks, has agreed a multi-year extension to its deal with the NBA for the rights in Hungary to the North American basketball league.

AMC Networks International-Central Europe, the central European division of US entertainment company AMC Networks, has acquired rights in Hungary to broadcast various events operated by the European Handball Federation.

Hungarian public-service broadcaster MTVA has launched a new free-to-air television channel entitled M4 Sport.

Rights for the Glory Sports International kickboxing league have been awarded to pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport, South Korean commercial broadcaster KBS, pan-African pay-television operator StarTimes and pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport in Hungary and Romania.

AMC Networks International - Central Europe, the central European division of US entertainment company AMC Networks, has agreed a three-year extension to its rights to European club football competition the Uefa Champions League in Hungary.