Digi Sport (Hungary/Romania)
Digi extends AMC Networks and Discovery carriage deals
Telcoms operator Digi Communications has extended carriage deals with media group AMC Networks International and international media company Discovery in agreements that will allow it to continue offering…
Discovery furthers tennis ambitions in Europe with multi-territory ATP deal
US media group Discovery continues to push for dominance over tennis in Europe, acquiring exclusive rights to the ATP World Tour in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.
Look TV adds Ligue 1 and F1 in Romania
Commercial broadcaster Look TV will broadcast the Formula One motor racing series and France’s top-tier football league Ligue 1, after agreeing a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Digi S…
Formula One switch to MBC could herald big Middle East market shake-up
Dubai-based free-to-air broadcaster MBC’s acquisition of Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa could trigger a shake-up in the regional rights market, which could lead to MBC’s backer, Saudi Arabia, becoming a legitimate player.
Premier League deal gives Eurosport stronger hand in Romanian carriage negotiations
International sports broadcaster Eurosport has held on to English Premier League rights in Romania, giving it leverage in upcoming carriage negotiations with local pay-television operators
Agencies swoop after LaLiga takes rights back from MP & Silva
The Mediapro agency has sealed several last-minute deals with IMG and Saran Media across Eastern Europe for rights to Spain’s LaLiga, after cancelling its deal with MP & Silva.
Europa League stays flat in Hungary after big Champions League increase
Uefa has now completed its media-rights sales for its club competitions in Hungary after sealing new Europa League deals with pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport and media group AMC Networks
IMG increases value of LaLiga and Serie A in tough Romanian market
Telekom Romania and Digi Sport have continued to acquire premium European football content in Romania this month with deals for rights to Spain’s LaLiga, Italy’s Serie A and Germany’s Bundesliga. T
Digi Sport confirms late Serie A rights deal in Hungary
Pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport has acquired rights to Italy's Serie A for the next three seasons, from 2018-19 to 2020-21, after completing a deal with international rights-holder IMG.
LaLiga takes back rights from MP & Silva in Eastern Europe
LaLiga has taken back its rights in a series of Eastern European countries from the MP & Silva agency and will re-tender them, TV Sports Markets understands.
Uefa secures club competition deals in Romania
European football’s governing body Uefa has sealed rights deals with three broadcasters in Romania for club competitions the Champions League and Europa League.
Unfavourable market conditions mean Liga I value will remain flat
Growing co-operation in the Romanian broadcast market is likely to keep the value of the country’s top-tier football league flat in a forthcoming deal, TV Sports Markets understands.
TV2 to continue big spending on top football rights in Hungary
Hungarian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 is close to finalising deals for Spain’s LaLiga and Italy’s Serie A.
Strong broadcaster relationships harm Uefa values in Romania
The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights will decline slightly in Romania from 2018-19 onward, with telco Telekom Romania, pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport and commercial broadcaster Look TV set to share coverage.
Bundesliga rights finally sold in Czech Republic and Slovakia
After almost an entire season without Bundesliga coverage in the Czech Republic – and limited coverage in Slovakia – the Pragosport agency has this month struck a deal covering both territories.