Digiturk adds Uefa club competitions to football portfolio

Turkish pay-television broadcaster Digiturk has acquired rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League club football competitions.

The exclusive three-year deal begins with the ongoing 2018-19 season and enhances Digiturk’s football-rights portfolio, which also includes the domestic Süper Lig, English Premier League, Spanish LaLiga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1 and Brazilian Série A.

As part of the deal, all Digiturk subscribers who have contracts for the ‘Star of Sports’ package will be able to watch the Champions League and Europa League free of charge during the 2018-19 season. New subscribers who sign up to the package before the end of the year will be able to watch the competitions this season without any additional payment.

Digiturk was acquired by beIN Media Group in 2016.