Sky Deutschland secures Europa League football rights

Sky Deutchland / Sky SportsSky Deutschland has secured the live broadcasting rights for the UEFA Europa League up to and including the 2017/18 season.

The new rights deal becomes effective as of the 2015/16 season and includes TV broadcasting rights, as well as the rights for internet, IPTV, and mobile use in Germany and Austria.

Sky Deutschland also has the rights for UEFA Champions League and will continue to exclusively show all the matches of the German and Austrian football teams.

“We are convinced that the recent great results of the German teams in the international club competitions will further increase the attractiveness of the UEFA Europa League. With the long-term extension of the rights, football fans in Germany and Austria can rely on Sky remaining the Home of European top football in future,” said Carsten Schmidt, Sky Deutschland’s chief officer sports, advertising sales and internet.