The Federal German cartel office is currently examining the conformity with competition law of the cooperation between Sky Deutschland and Perform Group, operator of sports streaming service DAZN, for the broadcast of the UEFA Champions League in Germany.
The UK’s Premier League will return to German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland in the coming season.
Perform Group’s sports streaming service DAZN will open an office in Amsterdam that will create jobs for 300 people by 2022 with roles including software engineers, development managers and scrum masters.
DAZN is launching two sports channels on Sky Italia on the Eutelsat Hotbird position of 13 degrees East.
Sports streaming service DAZN will continue to show the matches of the first Italian football league Serie A live in Germany and Austria.
Sports portal DAZN will continue to broadcast the matches of the highest French football league, Ligue 1, live in Germany and Austria in the next three seasons.
German free-to-air channel eoTV has added sports coverage to its line-up of TV series and movies from Europe.
Kay Dammholz, managing director rights & distribution at DAZN in the German-speaking countries (DACH), will leave the company on August 31, 2018.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will transmit selected live sports coverage from streaming portal DAZN via satellite for Sky sports bars in Germany and Austria.
Sports streaming service DAZN has appointed Thomas de Buhr as the head of its business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.