Sky Italia (Italy)

Italian pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia is poised to sign off on a deal with rugby union’s Six Nations Rugby.

Euroleague Basketball has overcome tricky market conditions to secure a solid increase in the value of its media rights in Italy, moving away from Discovery to secure an exclusive deal with Sky Italia.

Global sports subscription service and media company DAZN has rejected a €500m ($608m) carriage proposal from Sky Italia that would have allowed customers of the pay-television broadcaster to retain a…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has acquired the rights to basketball’s EuroLeague and EuroCup from 2021-22 to 2023-24.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has acquired the final package of domestic live rights being marketed by Lega Serie A for the top division of Italian club football’s next cycle.

Italy’s second-tier football league, Serie B, looks set to be rewarded for creative thinking in the face of difficult market conditions, securing a 25-per-cent increase in the value of its domestic media rights with further deals in the pipeline.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia is in the process of finalising a deal to retain rights to motorcycling’s MotoGP World Championship, SportBusiness understands.

The value of the rights to second- and third-tier properties in Italy is enjoying a mini-boom in the wake of DAZN’s acquisition in March of the main live rights to Serie A for the next three seasons. Faced with the loss of its key property, Sky is fighting back, renewing deals with MotoGP and the Bundesliga and snatching rights currently held by DAZN, such as Serie B and Ligue 1.

Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, has postponed its decision on the award of a second package of live domestic broadcast rights as it awaits the outcome of…

Sky Italia has renewed its rights agreement for the Bundesliga, the top tier of club football in Germany, until the end of the 2024-25 season, while the pay-television broadcaster has also struck a deal…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has acquired non-exclusive domestic broadcast rights to Serie B from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, is thought to have lowered the asking price for its second package of live domestic rights for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 period

Italian pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has moved to block the recent award of domestic Serie A broadcast rights to DAZN, the subscription streaming broadcaster, in an appeal lodged with a Milan…

Sky Italia chief executive Maximo Ibarra has resigned from his role with the pay-television broadcaster to take up a new role at Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, the Italian technology company backed…

SuperTennis, the free-to-air channel owned by the Italian Tennis Federation (FIT), has reached an agreement with pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia that includes live coverage of 12 ATP tournaments…

The Italian arm of pay-television broadcaster Sky is preparing to cut its total workforce by 25 per cent as part of a wider four-year transformation plan, according to national unions, as it seeks to adapt…

Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, has said it will launch a new tender process for its final package of domestic rights after an improved offer from pay-television…