Uefa has sent a request for proposals document (RFP) to companies interested in selling commercial rights to its club competitions, encouraging potential bidders to “consider structures with minimum guarantees” and allowing bids across six seasons.
Disney’s deal includes exclusive rights to live matches, unlike the previous deal during which the Tennis Channel showed a small number of live games.
Uefa has significantly grown the value of its club competition rights in Switzerland through new agreements with pay-television broadcaster Blue and public-service broadcaster SRG SSR.
The Danish Competition Council’s suspension of the no-single-buyer rule for the next round of Superliga football rights may point to a further relaxation of regulation around the sale of premium sports content across Europe, as media markets are transformed by the explosion of streaming.
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