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The Polish Ekstraklasa has managed to significantly increase the value of its domestic media rights, whilst securing free-to-air coverage in new deals beginning in 2019-20

Polish pay-television operator NC Plus secured live rights to the Ekstraklasa for the next four seasons after submitting a surprisingly high bid for the league’s international rights.

The award of the domestic live rights to Poland’s top football league, the Ekstraklasa, is likely to come down to a straight shootout between the incumbent rights-holder, pay-television platform NC Plus, and Eleven, the new channel operated by Andrea Radrizzani.

The Polish football league, the Ekstraklasa, is to launch a league channel in a joint venture with its media-rights adviser MP & Silva after offers from broadcasters fell below expectations, TV Sports Markets understands.

In appointing the MP & Silva agency as adviser for its domestic and international media rights, in a deal based on a ‘top-up’ guarantee, the Polish football league has ostensibly rejected two other business models. But the choice was about the money rather than the model.

German sports broadcaster Sportdigital has acquired rights to the Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland

Poland's top-tier Ekstraklasa has announced the launch of an OTT platform to provide coverage in select international markets and a new media-rights deal with Telekom Austria-owned broadcaster Planet …

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster NC Plus that ensures the Ekstraklasa, the country's top-tier football league, will receive free-to-air…

Ekstraklasa, the Polish premier football league, has launched a tender for domestic betting rights for the next two seasons