Deutsche Telekom (Germany)

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Uefa is close to completing a record-breaking deal for rights to the 2024 European Championship with Deutsche Telekom, in what would be the largest fee ever received by Uefa for European Championship rights in a single market.

German telco Deutsche Telekom has renewed its rights to the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) at a slight uplift, locking down the rights for another five seasons.

The German football federation earned an increase of almost 50 per cent in the value of its domestic third-tier 3. Liga rights following deals with Deutsche Telekom and ARD last week.

Euroleague Basketball has increased its media-rights income in the 2016-17 season by 36 per cent compared to 2015-16, and this will rise further in 2017-18 thanks mainly to a blockbuster deal in Greece.

Germany’s top ice hockey league last week secured a small increase in the value of its media rights following a deal with telco Deutsche Telekom.

Subscription sports streaming service DAZN has continued to extend its reach in Germany by agreeing a deal with Deutsche Telekom, making the OTT platform available on the telco’s MagentaTV platform.

German telco Deutsche Telekom and sports broadcaster Sport1 will show the climax of the domestic Basketball Bundesliga season, which is scheduled to run from June 6-28 in Munich

Deutsche Telekom is interested in the German Bundesliga domestic rights in order to boost subscribers of the company’s OTT service Magenta TV, the telco's executive board member and Telekom Deutschland c…

German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom has finalised its acquisition rights of exclusive broadcast rights to all 51 matches from the 2024 Uefa European Championship

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The National Basketball Association has finalised a string of deals outside its domestic US market in recent weeks, securing large increases in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and India, and a modest uplift in Poland.

Deutsche Telekom’s surprise deal for exclusive domestic basketball rights in Germany last week is small in value but potentially rich in significance.

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.

Interview with William Field, founder of Prospero, the media and technology consultancy, on the return of telcos to the sports-rights market.

Mystery media player helps Romanian football league to hold its value

Premiere, the German pay-television broadcaster, has salvaged something of its reputation following its deal with DSF.

Football: The German Football League awarded the rights for the Bundesliga in several three-year deals covering 2006-07 to 2008-09.