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BeIN Media-owned broadcaster Digiturk has agreed to increase its fee for Turkish Süper Lig rights for the 2020-21 season to help keep the league’s struggling clubs afloat.

Turkish pay-television broadcaster Digiturk will pay nearly a fifth less per season in dollar terms for exclusive global rights to the country’s top-tier domestic football league, following protracted negotiations with the Turkish Football Federation and the league’s clubs.

BeIN-owned Turkish broadcaster Digiturk has presented the Turkish Football Federation with a proposal to drastically alter its deal for rights to the Turkish Süper Lig after a depreciation in local currency caused costs to balloon, SportBusiness Media understands.

The Turkish Süper Lig’s tender structure has been drastically changed shortly before bids are due on November 21, making incumbent broadcaster Digiturk the clear favourite to renew its rights.

Political turmoil, arguments over price and the beginning of Turkish Süper Lig negotiations has created a logjam in the Turkish sports-rights market, badly affecting rights-holders including the International Olympic Committee and the English Premier League.

The Turkish Football Federation will issue a domestic media rights invitation to tender for the Turkish Süper Lig before the end of 2021, the body’s president Nihat Özdemir has announced at a league web…

The Turkish Football Federation and pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group will hope to have put a dispute over scheduled payments behind them after a new payment plan was agreed between the two parties…

The Turkish Football Federation and pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group have renegotiated the terms of the final two years of their Turkish Süper Lig media rights agreement, bringing to an end …

The latest round of negotiations between pay-television broadcaster beIN and the Turkish Football Federation appears close to ending after the body’s president issued a statement saying that it was willing t…


The revamp of Turkish professional football agreed earlier this month, which will give Süper Lig clubs control over their media-rights sales, has been guided by sports consultancy Opto Advisers.

The renewal by Turkish pay-television operator Digiturk’s of its domestic Süper Lig rights was confirmed by the Turkish competition authority, Rekabet Kurumu, in November.