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.
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.
Uefa has earned increases of at least 50 per cent in Finland and the Netherlands from recent sales of its national team rights.
England’s Premier League has almost doubled its income in recently-agreed deals covering 11 territories across Europe.
Spain’s LaLiga has leapfrogged Italy’s Serie A in media rights income to become Europe’s second most valuable league following deals agreed in recent weeks.
Uefa has agreed a raft of Champions League and Europa League rights deals, securing fee increases in each territory, TV Sports Markets understands.
Strong interest in Formula One rights across Asia from individual markets and on a pan-regional basis forced Fox International Channels to double its fee to hang on to its rights.
Dutch pay-television broadcaster Sport1 last week agreed to pay a decent percentage increase in the value of its rights to the National Basketball Association.
Interview with Will Moerer, vice president of Dutch pay-television broadcaster Sport1, on the renewal of its NBA basketball rights.