Telefónica has reached an agreement with UEFA to broadcast the Champions League and the Europa League until the 2023/24 season.
The football competitions will be broadcast on the Movistar + television platform.
The sizeable rights package includes the European Super Cup, the UEFA Youth League and the new UEFA Europa Conference League. The contract covers both domestic and business subscribers including hotels, restaurants, cafes and public places.
“This agreement with UEFA is a clear demonstration that Telefónica supports the sport in its maximum expression and also that it is an asset that drives the business and provides profitability,” said Emilio Gayo, President of Telefónica Spain, in a statement. “This is an important step in Movistar’s strategy linked to the world of sports. Our Movistar + platform continues to work to continue making soccer accessible in our country. Our client will always have the best sport and the latest technology at Movistar to guarantee a differential entertainment experience”.
Telefonica currently holds rights to LaLiga, basketball, motorsport, tennis, gold and rugby.