Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has reached agreement with Formula 1 to extend its exclusive media rights to Formula 1 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden until 2021.
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch a linear Ultra HD test channel on April 28, 2018.
F1 TV, the new OTT channel for Formula 1 fans, will launch ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix in May.
Formula 1 is set to launch F1 TV, a live Grand Prix subscription service, early in the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship season.
Sky Italia has renewed its rights agreement with Sky Italia for another three years, gaining exclusivity on the majority of the races.
A senior Formula 1 executive has admitted the organisation is in talks with Netflix over a possible rights deal.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will transmit its Formula 1 coverage in Ultra HD in Germany and Austria from this weekend for the first time.
German public broadcaster ARD is negotiating about the free-to-air TV rights for the Formula 1 from the 2018 season, competing with commercial broadcaster RTL that has been showing the Grand Prix races since 1991.
Commercial broadcaster RTL will continue to show the Formula 1 races on free-to-air TV in Germany while Sky Deutschland will continue to screen the races on its pay-TV platform.
German media company Constantin Medien expects its sports business to grow again.