WAVE.tv, the California-based digital sports media company, has initiated a recruitment process for a director of rights partnerships to lead its negotiations with sports rights-holders, media companies and “other IP owners” worldwide.
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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