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.
UPDATED. The London offices of Fox Networks Group have been raided as part of a series of raids being organised by the European Commission into the distribution of sports rights.
German public broadcaster ZDF is open for partnerships with commercial competitors to increase its chances in the bidding races for attractive sports rights following its loss of the TV rights for the UEFA Champions League and the Olympic Games.
Swiss competition authority WEKO has imposed a CHF71.8 million (€64.6 million) fine against telco Swisscom for anti-competitive behaviour in the pay-TV sports rights business.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland has appointed Hans Gabbe to the position of senior vice president sports rights.