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Wowow nets Euro 2020 rights

Japanese pay-television operator Wowow has retained rights to the Uefa European Championship by agreeing a deal for the 2020 edition of the national team football tournament.

Wowow has broadcast recent European Championships and has now secured exclusive pay-television and streaming rights to next year’s event, which will be a special edition staged across 12 cities in Europe.

Wowow will broadcast all 51 matches live on television and online. Coverage of each match will also be provided on-demand via the Wowow Members On Demand service.

News of Wowow’s impending agreement was first reported by SportBusiness Media in August.