The online video and TV services provider Megogo has won a tender for the exclusive right to broadcast the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Conference League in Ukraine for the 2021-2024 seasons.
As European football competitions gradually get underway once more, the UEFA.tv app is to be added to Hisense and Toshiba televisions.
UEFA has agreed to lift its ban on the broadcast on football matches that kick-off at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.
German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has acquired the TV rights to the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League from the 2021/22 season.
Amazon has underlined that the acquisition of the live rights of the UEFA Champions League is based on a mixed calculation.
Amazon has acquired part of the UEFA Champions League rights from the 2021/22 season for Amazon Prime Video in Germany.
TF1 and M6 will split the rights to UEFA Euro 2020, the two French broadcasters have announced.
Uefa has said it’s considering putting the Champions’ League online in some markets, amid fears traditional broadcasters are less willing to invest in premium sports content.
BT has maintained its hold on European football coverage. The telco has made a clean sweep of the rights packages to the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League until 2024 in a £400 million bid.
BT Sport is facing stiff competition to hold onto its exclusive Champions League rights with ITV and Sky both expected to table bids ahead of Monday’s deadline.