Bundesliga


Top football bodies express frustration on BeoutQ inaction

A group of top-tier international football organisations have collectively issued a condemnation of Saudi pirate organisation BeoutQ and have called on the country’s government to take action. FIFA, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Germany’s Bundesliga, Spain’s La Liga, The English Premier League and Italy’s Serie A have issued a statement condemning BeoutQ. In a carefully […]

No British suitors for La Liga; ESPN+ reportedly close to Bundesliga deal

UK coverage of Spanish football for the coming season is up in the air, with La Liga announcing that no broadcaster has tabled a suitable bid. The league issued an invitation to tender (ITT) to UK and Ireland broadcasters in July, with a deadline of July 25. In response to a question, La Liga head […]

Vodafone Deutschland teams up with DFL for 5G Bundesliga stadium experience

Vodafone Deutschland has signed a two-year agreement with Germany’s top-tier football body the DFL to develop a real-time app to provide Bundesliga fans with information and a live experience in stadiums over its new 5G mobile network. The pair will provide content over 5G to fans in stadiums watching Bundesliga games from the start of […]

UEFA launches free-to-air OTT platform

European football governing body UEFA has launched its new OTT streaming platform. UEFA TV, which the organisation claims is the first of its kind, will offer original programming based on 60 years of European football archive. It will also become the home of youth, women’s and futsal UEFA competitions by offering them a wide live […]

Bundesliga strikes Icelandic deal

The German Bundesliga has awarded local rights to Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 football matches for the nex three seasons until 2020-21 to Icelandic free-to-air broadcaster SportTV. The Bundesliga will be the broadcaster’s lead property, with its OTT and IPTV services become the home of Germany’s top-flight leagues in Iceland. The deal is the latest agreement […]

DAZN looking at live Bundesliga rights

Sports streaming outfit DAZN is planning to bid for live German Bundesliga rights for the 2021-25 seasons when these are assigned, provided the terms make economic sense, according to local press. Sportbild quoted DAZN German managing director Thomas de Buhr as saying that the streaming outfit was “interested” in live Bundesliga rights and would “look […]

Eleven to stream more Bundesliga on Facebook

Eleven Sports is to expand its moves to stream live football on Facebook by making today’s Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Mönchengladbach available live on the social platform in Poland and Portugal. The move is the latest joint initiative by Eleven and the Bundesliga in this area. In January, it streamed a match […]

Eleven Sports Portugal to stream Bundesliga via Facebook for first time

Eleven Sports will show Bundesliga football live on Facebook for the first time in Portugal this weekend, in a bid to reach sports fans across the country. The sports broadcaster has already broadcast matches from other top European leagues on Facebook in Portugal, and this weekend will stream the Bayern München versus Fortuna Düsseldorf match […]

Eleven Sports extends Portuguese Bundesliga deal

Eleven Sports has extended its Bundesliga rights deal in Portugal and will now broadcast live top-flight German football for three years from the 2018/19 season. The broadcaster previously announced a two-year Portuguese agreement with Bundesliga in June, which was due to start from the 2019/20 season. The new deal brings this start-date forward and adds […]

Eleven secures top-tier German and Italian football for Belgian market

Sports network Eleven Sports has secured exclusive rights to German top-tier football in Belgium. Eleven sports has acquired live and exclusive Bundesliga rights for the next three seasons in an agreement with IMG. The deal will include exclusive highlights and near-live clips for social media as well as giving Eleven subscribers in Belgium access to […]

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