Serie A


Sports streamer DAZN fined by Italy’s antitrust authorities

Italy’s antitrust regulator has fined fast-growing sports streamer DAZN €500,000 for two alleged breaches of the country’s consumer protection code. According to the regulator, the Perform Group-owned platform didn’t provide sufficient information to customers regarding its Serie A football offer for the 2018-19 season. In particular, the regulator said the company didn’t make any reference […]

Eleven Sports loses Serie A rights to Premier Sports

Eleven Sports has ceded its Italian Serie A and Dutch Eredivisie football rights to UK broadcaster Premier Sports after ending its partnership with IMG, the agency that manages these rights. In a statement, streaming service Eleven Sports said that it will continue to show live coverage of LaLiga football in the UK and Ireland until […]

IMG launches Serie A OTT TV service in Latin America

Sports and talent management outfit IMG has launched an OTT TV service for Serie A football in Spanish-speaking Latin America and Brazil. Serie A Pass, which costs US$8.99 (€7.85) a month or US$59.99 a year, launched on Saturday with the start of the new Italian football season. The OTT TV service will include coverage of […]

DAZN secures extended Serie A rights for Germany and Austria

Sports streaming platform DAZN has secured exclusive rights to Italian Serie A football in Germany and Austria for the next three seasons, and co-exclusive rights in Japan and Canada. DAZN has secured the exclusive rights to air 380 Serie A matches in Germany and Austria during the three seasons from 2018. The OTT TV platform […]

Eleven Sports names new Italian chief

Eleven Sports has named Giuliano Giorgetti as managing director for Italy. Giorgetti, who begins his role immediately, will be responsible for expanding Eleven’s growth in Italy, increasing revenues, developing strategic partnerships, and overseeing the day to day operations. He previously worked for football clubs AC Milan and the Inter Milan. At AC Milan he led […]

Mediaset strikes deal with DAZN to bring Serie A to premium subscribers

Mediaset has struck a deal with Perform Group, operator of the DAZN sports streaming service, to provide access to the service as part of its Premium Calcio offering for a reduced overall price of €19.90 a month. DAZN secured rights to 114 Serie A matches over the next three years last month and announced that […]

Mediaset seeking options for Serie A in wake of auction

Mediaset is to try to strike a deal with OTT TV provider Perform Group or pay TV outfit Sky in order to secure Serie A football for its digital-terrestrial and online platforms in Italy after the broadcast group failed to secure rights on its own. Mediaset issued a statement last week that it would “seek […]

Sports streamer DAZN scoops up live rights to Serie A

Sports streaming service DAZN has announced its expansion into Italy following parent company Perform Group’s successful bid to secure exclusive multi-platform rights to 114 Serie A matches per season over the next three years. The deal follows yesterday’s news that Sky Italia has also secured a large tranche of Serie A rights following the annulment […]

Sky secures Serie A rights following annulment of Mediapro deal

As widely expected, Sky Italia has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast 266 live games per season for the next three seasons of Italy’s Serie A football league following the collapse of Mediapro’s move into top-tier Italian football. The new deal means that Sky Sports in Italy will be the exclusive home to seven games out […]

Ligue 1 chief ‘not worried’ by Mediapro’s Italian woes

Didier Quillot, the director-general of the French professional football league, has said he is “not worried” by Mediapro’s loss of Serie A football rights in Italy and has said that the respective situations in Italy and France are “not comparable”. Speaking to on the edges of the league’s general assembly last Friday. Quillot said that […]

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