Bundesliga International

Private equity companies are thought to have approached the German Football League (DFL) about acquiring a minority stake in Bundesliga International, the league’s international commercial rights sales a…

Gazprom Media-owned Match TV has signed a new deal extending its Bundesliga rights in Russia for a further four seasons, from 2021-22 to 2024-25

Pan-regional broadcaster Setanta Sports has extended its rights deal with Bundesliga International, the league’s international commercial rights arm, in Central Asia, from 2021-22, also adding Ukraine t…

The Sportfive agency is selling free-to-air broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa to Germany’s Bundesliga after agreeing a three-season deal for the property.

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has expanded its free-to-air Bundesliga streaming coverage to a further nine Latin American countries to complement initial agreement in Brazil

The German Football League (DFL) is providing its international rights-holding broadcasters with IP-based live streaming through its tie-up with Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing subsidiary of Amazon

Subscription TV network Sky Mexico has agreed a two-year deal to become the home of the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga in Mexico and Central America ahead of the 2020-21 season

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has teamed up with the Sportfive agency to broadcast Bundesliga matches free of charge via its app in Brazil

Bundesliga International, the league’s international commercial rights arm, has signed off on new broadcast deals in Singapore, South Korea and Thailand ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season on Friday.

Bundesliga international rights declined in value in 2020-21 as the league struggles to find a home in the Middle East and found mixed results replacing its multi-territory Fox deal via market-by-market sales.

Difficult markets conditions across South America has led Bundesliga International to push for greater exposure across the region.

The German Bundesliga had mixed fortunes in a series of deals agreed in Asia in recent weeks, achieving relatively strong fees and coverage in some markets but struggling to finalise deals in others.

The surprise emergence of free-to-air broadcaster KBS as a bidder for German Bundesliga rights in South Korea generated some competition during the 2020-22 sales process, but not enough to stave off a dip in value.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Band is moving closer to agreeing a deal for free-to-air rights to the German Bundesliga, SportBusiness understands.

The African arm of French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired the French-language rights to the German Bundesliga in sub-Saharan Africa in a three-season deal

The German Bundesliga has agreed a media-rights deal in Japan with pay-television broadcaster Sky PerfecTV covering the five seasons from 2020-21 to 2024-25, SportBusiness can reveal

The German Football League (DFL) has promoted Steffen Merkel to the role of director of audiovisual rights, replacing Holger Blask when he moves to the German Football Federation (DFB) this summer

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has extended its rights to Germany’s Bundesliga until 2024-25, less than a week after it announced its landmark six-season English Premier League deal.

South African free-to-air direct broadcast provider OpenView has added to its sports portfolio, acquiring free-to-air rights to Germany’s Bundesliga for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

Matches from German football’s Bundesliga will be chiefly showcased stateside on ESPN+, Disney’s direct-to-consumer sports streaming service, in a long-term rights deal that starts next season.