DFB (German Football Federation)
The German handball league, the Handball-Bundesliga, will receive bids for its domestic media rights one week from today, TV Sports Markets understands.
Twelve companies have expressed an interest in acquiring rights for the DFB-Pokal German knockout club football tournament.
The German Football League (DFL) has said it will launch a new video-on-demand platform focusing on the history of the Bundesliga, with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland signing on as its first partner.
The German Football Association (DFB) intends to extend and expand its partnership with the Infront Sports & Media agency for the DFB Cup club competition.
The German football federation, the Deutscher Fußball-Bund, last week secured a small fee increase for a host of rights in a renewal with public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF.
Public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have extended their deal with the German Football Association (DFB), which includes national team and club competition rights, through to mid-2018.
UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has enhanced its German football coverage by agreeing a deal for rights to the national team’s home friendly matches, along with the DFB Cup – the domestic club knockout competition.
The DFB, the German football association, has launched a tender for the domestic media rights to Germany national team, lower-league and women’s football matches.
Pay-television broadcaster Ten Sports, which operates in the Indian subcontinent, has acquired rights for the DFB Cup club football tournament in Germany.
Media rights income is to be distributed by the German Bundesliga to football clubs in the country’s top two divisions based on their exploits in previous campaigns rather than the current season, according to news agency DPA.
German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich has said it would be willing to share revenues gained from public-service broadcaster ARD’s broadcasts of its games in the domestic DFB-Pokal cup competition with smaller German teams.