Sky Deutschland (Germany)
The Pitch International agency secured a late rights deal in the critical German market for the 2015 men’s Handball World Championship at the end of December – the last major market where a deal was outstanding.
Uefa has agreed a raft of Champions League and Europa League rights deals, securing fee increases in each territory, TV Sports Markets understands.
Uefa is understood to be close to a breakthrough in Russia for the rights to its European Qualifiers but still faces big challenges in Germany, where third-party rights remain unsold, and Singapore, where it has not sold any rights.
Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews television audiences across the big five markets for the recently concluded Formula One World Championship
The Formula E motor racing series secured strong rights fees in Germany for its inaugural season, mostly through a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland agreed earlier this month.
The European Handball Federation saw the value of its Champions League rights in Germany rebound in a new deal with Sky Deutschland, following a drop in the previous cycle.
ARD/ZDF interest drives value of Wimbledon rights in Sky deal in Germany
Germany’s Sport1 says it will not be run for the benefit of Sky Deutschland
Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies
German broadcaster Sport1 targets pay-TV growth
Lisicki timing is good for IMG in German Wimbledon TV rights talks
Sky Deutschland is getting stronger but the big Bundesliga deal means it needs to pay less for other sport
Premiere, the German pay-television broadcaster, has salvaged something of its reputation following its deal with DSF.
Shock award of international media rights for German league football
France, Italy, UK and Nordic region the only European territories covered so far.
Football: The German Football League awarded the rights for the Bundesliga in several three-year deals covering 2006-07 to 2008-09.