The English Football League has signed a new 5-year, £595 million, deal with Sky Sports for its domestic football rights, but despite a 35% uplift in fees still faces a backlash from clubs.
Sky has added more rights to its already extensive collection of packages to the English Premier League.
Sky is stepping up its fight against illegal use of its live sports coverages in pubs across the UK and Ireland with two more sentences as a result.
Sky and BT have between them been awarded five of the seven packages in the Premier League UK TV rights round for 2019/20-2021/22 at a total bidding price of £4.464 billion.
We.Stream and Sky Sports have agreed to a pilot of the company’s secure mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.
Sky will now be able to sell the BT Sports channels directly to its customers as part of a deal that gives BT TV customers access to NOW TV.
Eight Premier League matches will be played in a new Saturday 19.45 kick-off time from the 2019-20 season.
Sky has beaten off a challenge from BT Sport to secure live coverage of the Football League.
Sky Sports is to increase its number of broadcast channels to ten.
Sky has secured a new five-year agreement with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in a deal that will also see live cricket return to BBC Television for the first time in 21 years.