RTVS (Slovakia)

Slovakian public broadcaster RTVS has retained rights to European football’s second-tier Uefa Europa League while also adding rights to the new third-tier Uefa Europa Conference League.

Slovakian public-service broadcaster RTVS has been granted a license by the country's Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission (RVR) to launch and operate a national digital sports channel

Slovakian public-service broadcaster RTVS has delayed the launch of its sports channel on a reluctance to enter into further financial commitments during the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak

Uefa has reversed the falling value of its club competition media rights in Cyprus via an exclusive deal with telco Cyta.

The sublicensing deals agreed this week by Discovery Communications with public-service broadcasters in Slovakia and Slovenia for the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games fit the pattern of others agreed so far in Europe: public-service broadcasters paying higher fees for fewer rights than they had in 2014 and 2016.

The aggressiveness of telco Telekom Srbija was a driving factor in increases in the value of the rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League in the Balkans.