Türk Telekom has acquired rights to an assortment of European basketball leagues in recent weeks to compensate for its lack of Euroleague and Turkish domestic league coverage.
German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom has broadened the reach of Telekom Basketball by making the online channel available on internet-connected television services.
Publishing group Axel Springer has agreed a sublicensing deal with telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom for rights to the Basketball Bundesliga, the top division of the sport in Germany.
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired the free-to-air rights to the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL), the top division of the sport in Germany, after agreeing a two-year deal with the league’s rights-holder, telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom.
Germany’s Conference of Directors of the Media Authorities (DLM) has granted the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL), the top division of the sport in Germany, a 10-year licence for the formation of a television channel, according to the Digital Fernsehen website.
German telco Deutsche Telekom last week moved back into buying exclusive sports rights with a deal for the domestic basketball league, which was a big increase on the previous value.
Interview with Jan Pommer, chief executive of the Basketball Bundesliga, on the league’s four-year domestic deal with telco Deutsche Telekom.