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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 […]

German football chief calls for rethink on ‘single buyer’ rule for rights

The chief executive of the German football association, the DFL, has questioned whether there is a need for a ‘no single buyer’ rule in forthcoming auctions of Bundesliga rights. Speaking to the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, Christian Seifert questioned whether the rule imposed by the Bundeskartellamt, the German competition watchdog during the most recent rights auction, […]

Sport1 secures eSport highlights from DFL

German sports broadcast outfit Sport1 has struck a deal with the German football league, the DFL, to offer highlights from the latter’s Virtual Bundesliga eSports competition on its platform. Coverage of the VBL club championship, playoffs and grand final will be aired on free sports channel Sport1 and new pay TV offering eSports1 as well […]

Sky Deutschland to launch 4K UHD box and sports channels

Sky Deutschland is to launch a new 4K Ultra HD set-top and channels in the autumn. The Sky+ Pro box will be rolled out along with the launch of two exclusive UHD TV channels – Sky Sport Bunedesliga UHD and Sky Sport UHD. The Bundesliga channel will provide highlights of German top-tier football in UHD, […]

Sky Germany secures DFB Cup rights

Sky in Germany has secured the rights to broadcast all matches from the DFB Cup football competition live for the three seasons from 2016-17. Sky won the rights to air all 63 games from the competition and secured rights spanning cable, satellite, IPTV, the internet and mobile platforms. In addition to the live broadcast rights, […]