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.
Sports streaming service DAZN will continue to show the matches of the first Italian football league Serie A live in Germany and Austria.
Japanese advertising company Dentsu wants to become a shareholder in UK-based Perform Group, operator of live sports streaming portal DAZN.
German commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired the exclusive free-to-air TV rights for the Formula One for the next three seasons.
As the current Formula One season ended with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, it remains unclear which broadcaster will show the races in Germany next year.
Sports portal DAZN will show all games of the UEFA Europa League live in Germany and Austria in the next three seasons.
The games of the UEFA Europa League will continue to be shown on free-to-air TV in Austria.
German pay-TV channel sportdigital and DAZN, the OTT sports portal operated by UK-based Perform Group, have acquired the TV rights of first-division Portuguese football league Primeira Liga NOS in Germany.
Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub will show all games of the Champions League and the Europa League live from the 2018/19 season.