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The value of the DFB-Pokal’s domestic media rights will rise by about 23 per cent from next season thanks to improved deals with both free-to-air and pay-television broadcasters.

The German Football Federation (DFB) has today (Friday) signed off on new domestic broadcast deals for the DFB-Pokal worth an uplift of over 20 per cent on the current agreements

German football’s DFB-Pokal is set to continue to be showcased on public-service television with ARD and ZDF said to have secured two packages of live rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26.

The Italian television audience for last night’s dramatic Uefa European Championship semi-final between Italy and Spain reached close to 19.5 million viewers across free-to-air and pay-television.

Germany’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of England at the Uefa European Championship attracted an average audience of 27.4 million viewers on ARD, the German public broadcaster.

German public-service broadcaster ARD has activated an option to extend its sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland for rights to the domestic Handball Bundesliga

Matches from the Uefa European Championship attracted bumper audiences across Europe’s major broadcast markets over the weekend with the ‘big five’ countries all in action. G

The Infront agency and the organiser of the Berlin Marathon, SCC Events, have extended an exclusive domestic media rights deal with German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF for the next two years

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union, has recruited Adrian Fikentscher of German public-service broadcaster ARD to the newly-created position of director of acquisitions

Last night’s DFB Pokal final between Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig attracted an average audience of over 10 million television viewers in Germany.

German telecoms operator Deutsche Telekom has agreed major free-to-air sublicensing deals with ARD, ZDF and RTL that will shape the broadcasting landscape in the country for the next three major international…

Telecoms operator Deutsche Telekom has extended its broadcast rights to German football’s third-tier 3. Liga to include the 2022-23 season.

The value of German ski association domestic rights will stay flat once again in a renewal with ARD and ZDF as the public-service broadcasters’ winter sports dominance continues to put off competitors.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have signed a four-year extension to their rights agreement with the German Ski Federation (DSV)

Saturday evening’s DFB-Pokal final between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen was watched by an average audience of 7.0

The German Football League (DFL) faced an absence of new bidders, a change in strategy from incumbent Sky Deutschland and an unstable economy as it went to market with its 2021-25 domestic rights. The tough conditions left experts to conclude the league had done well to avoid a larger income drop for the cycle.

The German Football League (DFL) has renegotiated deals with six of its seven domestic media-rights holders, which will secure payments – and thus cashflow for German clubs – in the next month. Discovery is the only broadcaster yet to reach an agreement.