UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to the Netball Europe Open Championships, which get underway in the Welsh capital of Cardiff tomorrow (Thursday).
Games from this year’s Netball Youth World Cup will be streamed live on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter as part of an agreement between the International Netball Federation and Botswanan online portal Tsena.
SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates in sub-Saharan Africa, has renewed a rights deal with the Netball South Africa national governing body.
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired rights to the inaugural Netball Quad Series, with a number of games from the national team competition set to be broadcast on its new Sky Sports Mix channel.
Deals for Australia’s new top-tier netball competition signify a strong commitment from broadcasters to women’s sport and could signal a step-change in revenue earned by Netball Australia.
The International Netball Federation has announced an overhaul of its rules for the sport, with the global governing body stating that the changes will enhance the appeal of netball to broadcasters.