“With this exclusive extension, we have secured an important right,” Sky Deutschland CEO Barny Mills says of the Premier League broadcast rights. Now the company has guaranteed this for several years.
Sky has the rights to broadcast the English Premier League in Germany since 2019. Nothing will change in the future as the pay-TV broadcaster has extended its contract with the English Premier League early until and including the 2027/28 season. The new deal takes effect immediately after the current deal, which runs until summer 2025, and includes exclusive rights across all distribution channels (satellite, cable, IPTV, web and mobile, as well as streaming on WOW) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. (there is no exclusive). The plan is to show all 380 matches in full each season, 250 of them live.
“We look forward to Sky continuing as the home of the Premier League”
“The Premier League is undoubtedly one of the main rights in international sport. With this exclusive extension, we have secured an important right that clearly underlines our leadership position in the sport. Sky is and will remain the home of sport. Along with the Bundesliga, DFB Cup and Formula 1 and the recently acquired rights to MotoGP, ATP For the Tour and the WTA, our customers also expect an extensive, highly attractive sports program with a lot of excitement and passion in the future.” said Barny Mills, CEO of Sky Deutschland.
Premier League Media Director Paul Molnar added: “The Premier League is delighted to extend its partnership with Sky Deutschland until the end of the 2027/28 season. Sky is a great partner who prides itself on providing our fans with the best possible viewing experience. We look forward to that Sky will continue to be the home of the Premier League in these key markets.
In its press release, Sky also advertises that it will continue to be “the home of the best football” and refers to over 800 Bundesliga, 2. Bundesliga, DFB Cup and Premier League games per season. Whether Sky will continue to host the Bundesliga beyond the 2024/25 season will be decided in the coming months when the DFL hands over the new Bundesliga rights.
This article “Sky extends Premier League broadcast rights” was originally from Quotenmeter.de.