Uefa, European football’s governing body, agreed deals in Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia for the Champions League and Europa League for the three seasons from 2012-13 to 2014-15.
Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telecom acquired live rights to all Champions League matches, excluding the first-pick Wednesday night match. T-HT will show a minimum of three live matches each match night, followed by a highlights programme. The rights in Croatia to the first-pick Wednesday night match from the Champions League, and all Europa League matches, have yet to be awarded.
In Serbia public-service broadcaster RTS acquired live rights to the first-pick Wednesday night match from the Champions League, and the first-pick match from the Europa League, plus highlights.
In Montenegro, public-service broadcaster RTCG also acquired live rights to the first-pick Wednesday night Champions League match, and the first-pick Europa League match and highlights.
Pay-television broadcaster Telekom Srbija acquired live rights across Serbia and Montenegro to all matches not covered by the two public-service broadcasters’ deals. In both territories, Tuesday’s first-pick Champions League game will be shown on basic-tier channel Arena Sport 1, followed by a highlights programme, with other live Champions League and Europa League matches being shown across the Arena Sport pay-television channels. Telekom Srbija will share live coverage of the semi-finals and final from both competitions, plus the Uefa Super Cup, with the public-service broadcasters.
Macedonian pay-television broadcaster Makedonski Telekom acquired all rights to the Champions League excluding the first-pick match on a Wednesday, and all rights to the Europa League excluding the first-pick match each week. The rights to the first-pick matches for both competitions have yet to be awarded in Macedonia.
Makedonski Telekom will show a minimum of three live Champions League matches, and six live Europa League matches per match night. The pay-television broadcaster also acquired highlights rights for both competitions.
The deals all include mobile and internet rights. The Team Marketing agency brokered the deals.