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.
Perform Group’s DAZN will launch in Italy with exclusive multi-platform Serie A rights.
Paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services have reached the mass market in Germany: At the end of 2017, 18% of all households were subscribing to at least one Pay-VOD service.
Sports portal DAZN (“Da Zone”) operates a linear TV channel on the cable network of wilhelm.tel, but, curiously, neither the North German cable operator nor DAZN actively advertise the offer.
Japanese advertising company Dentsu wants to become a shareholder in UK-based Perform Group, operator of live sports streaming portal DAZN.
Sky Deutschland will no longer transmit the Formula One races in Germany and Austria from the upcoming season.