Discovery will offer the Bundesliga games it shows live from the upcoming season on Amazon’s multiscreen OTT service Amazon Channels in Germany and Austria.
Eurosport will not transmit the Olympic Games exclusively in Germany between 2018 and 2024.
In a last minute agreement, German DTH platform HD+ will broadcast the 45 Bundesliga games Eurosport will show live from the upcoming season on Astra (19.2° East) for German satellite households.
Olympic Channel-branded programming will launch on Eurosport and Eurosport Player on August 2.
More than half a year after the collapse of negotiations, German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF are in talks with Discovery Networks Deutschland again regarding sublicences for the Olympic Games.
Liberty Global’s Swiss cable operator UPC will transmit the live games of German football league Bundesliga shown by Sky Deutschland in Switzerland from the new season starting in August 2017.
The free-to-air and pay-TV channels operated by Discovery Networks Deutschland will continue to be carried on Swiss IPTV platform Swisscom TV.
A dispute has broken out between Discovery Networks Deutschland and Sky Deutschland over the Bundesliga rights.
For the first time, Eurosport will show the Wimbledon Championships in as many as 34 countries with 250 hours of live coverage.
Discovery Networks Deutschland has won the first distribution partner for the football Bundesliga rights package the broadcaster holds from the upcoming Bundesliga season in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.