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Indonesian media company Elang Mahkota Teknologi (Emtek) has agreed a two-season deal with Uefa for Champions League and Europa League rights, which became available after the collapse of the rights-holder’s deal with the Futbal Momentum Asia agency.

Uefa will go to market later this year with the rights to the Champions League and Europa League under pressure from Europe’s top clubs to at least maintain the kind of growth it enjoyed in the current cycle. But there are reasons why that will be a massive challenge.

The beIN Media Group has so far been the main beneficiary of the DAZN Group’s decision to delay the launch of its OTT service in Southeast Asia.

The value of Uefa club competition rights in Ukraine has decreased drastically after Media Group Ukraine and telco Volia jointly acquired rights to both the Champions League and the Europa League

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV is in discussions to renew rights to three of its most important football properties: the Uefa Champions League, Germany’s Bundesliga and Italy’s Serie A.

An invitation to submit offers has been launched in Russia for broadcast rights to the Uefa Champions League, the Europa League and the new third-tier Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22 to 2023-24…

An invitation to submit offers (ISO) will soon be launched in the US market for rights to the Uefa Champions League, the Europa League and the new third-tier Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22…

Broadcast rights in France to the Uefa Champions League and Uefa Europa League will hit the market next month as the Team Marketing agency begins the sales process for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

Uefa and Team Marketing are close to finding a new home for the Champions League and Europa League in Indonesia

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Pay-television operator StarTimes has acquired a host of European and African football properties in sub-Saharan Africa over the past two months, taking advantage of Kwesé TV’s continuing financial pr…

Media groups beIN and Saran are seeking to renegotiate their Uefa club competition media rights deals in Turkey, as the further depreciation of the Turkish lira against the euro, dollar and pound has inflated…

The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League media rights in the Netherlands will decrease by about 27 per cent in the next cycle, TV Sports Markets understands.

Facebook and Esporte Interativo are set to strike a deal for Uefa Champions League rights in Brazil at a much-reduced price

Telekom Austria’s push for Champions League rights helped drive the value of Uefa club competitions in Bulgaria up by about 30 per cent from 2018-19.

Maltese telcos Go and Melita will progress with a long-discussed joint venture after two media-rights deals removed one of its biggest sticking points.

Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights will increase in value throughout Albania, Kosovo and the Baltics – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – from the 2018-19 season, TV Sports Markets has learned.

Strong competition in Ireland has helped Uefa seal a big increase for its club competition rights, as commercial broadcaster TV3 fell just short in its attempt to acquire all the rights on offer.

The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights will decline slightly in Romania from 2018-19 onward, with telco Telekom Romania, pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport and commercial broadcaster Look TV set to share coverage.

Digital media company Perform is close to agreeing a deal for Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights across five Southeast Asian markets, TV Sports Markets understands.

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

Media group 365 has retained its grip on Uefa Champions League and Europa League media rights in Iceland, paying an increase of about 50 per cent.

Aggressive bidding from telcos has helped Uefa substantially grow the value of its club competition rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

Uefa has more than doubled the value of its club competitions in Czech Republic and Slovakia by striking an exclusive deal for the Champions League with pay-television broadcaster O2.

Uefa increased the value of Champions League media rights in Belgium by about 31 per cent last month, while the Europa League grew in value by about 19 per cent.

Uefa has secured an increase of about 33 per cent from Dutch telco Ziggo for pay-television Champions League rights, but is yet to agree a deal for its free-to-air rights in the Netherlands.

The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights in Greece is set to fall in its new cycle despite rights being sold exclusively to pay-television broadcaster Cosmote last week.

Uefa is considering selling Champions League and Europa League rights in a new cycle exclusively to a pay-television broadcaster to maximise value in Greece.

Uefa completed the sale of Champions League and Europa League rights in the Balkans this week, increasing its media-rights income from the region by more than 20 per cent.