German Bundesliga

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has said that its ongoing concerns over piracy have prompted it to decide against renewing its German Bundesliga rights in the Middle East and North Africa

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

Public-service broadcaster the SABC has acquired a package of free-to-air Bundesliga rights in South Africa for the next two seasons

Indonesian OTT and pay-television platform Mola TV has acquired media rights for German Bundesliga football in a five-year deal from 2020-21 to 2024-25, SportBusiness can reveal

The German Bundesliga has agreed a new five-year, exclusive media-rights deal with agency Next Media in Vietnam, covering the seasons from 2020-21 to 2024-25

The German Bundesliga attracted strong audiences in key global markets upon its return on Saturday, May 16, despite matches being played behind closed doors

US daily fantasy sports operator and gaming company DraftKings has acquired live betting streaming rights to the Bundesliga, which made a high-profile return to action amid the global Covid-19 pandemic…

Brazilian betting operator Betsul has acquired betting streaming rights to the German Bundesliga ahead of the league’s return to action this weekend.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland will offer viewers the option of playing recorded crowd noise during its Bundesliga coverage as the domestic football season returns tomorrow (Saturday)

Japanese pay-television broadcaster Sky PerfecTV has renewed its German Bundesliga rights at a small discount, in a deal covering the five seasons from 2020-21 to 2024-25, SportBusiness Media understands.

The shutdown of live sport due to the Covid-19 pandemic has stopped media-rights payments and negotiations, and prompted a scramble by broadcasters for alternative content across Asia-Pacific.
USA

The Bundesliga is taking a calculated gamble in its new US media-rights deal, with ESPN, as despite the huge increase in the rights fee the deal involves a significant reduction in linear television exposure.

At stake is the future funding of elite sport through the sale of media rights.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport will show every remaining German Bundesliga match this season as the league gears up for its return this weekend

The Bundeskartellamt, Germany’s federal cartel office, has given the all clear for the German Football League (DFL) to launch its invitation to tender for domestic Bundesliga rights.

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.

A ‘9:16’ aspect ratio production format designed particularly for smartphones and social media dissemination is the latest broadcast technology feature to have been trialled in German football’s Bunde…

Following the Bundesliga's new media-rights deal with ESPN in the United States, which begins in 2020, the German league's chief executive Christian Seifert has revealed he was disappointed by the league's…

Bundesliga Pass, the over-the-top subscription service that has been developed by Germany’s Bundesliga, will primarily be used as a “complementary” service, with the lion’s share of coverage worldwide set to …

Satellite operator Arabsat has branded comments made by a group of major rights-holders as “irresponsible” and “disgraceful” about its alleged role in the Saudi Arabian pirate channel beoutQ dispute. Ara

Germany’s DFL has become the latest rights-holder to intensify its efforts to crack down on piracy, signing a wide-ranging agreement with Athletia, the Cologne-based content and rights protection agency, i…

Direct-to-consumer streaming service ESPN+ is close to adding the Bundesliga to its array of global soccer rights in the United States, according to the New York Post

Bundesliga International's head of global audiovisual rights has poured cold water on suggestions planned reforms of European club football competitions would unlock €1.3bn in additional revenues.

European football’s governing body Uefa launched on Thursday a free-to-air OTT streaming platform to show live and on-demand video content from various competitions, including national leagues, with t…

Eleven Sports will show this weekend’s match between Bayern Munich and Fortuna Dusseldorf live on Facebook in Portugal. It is the first time a Bundesliga match will be shown on the platform in Portugal.