Serie A

DAZN and Sky Italia renews Serie A rights in Italy

Live sports streaming service, DAZN, has renewed its rights deal with Lega Serie A to air the Italian football league in Italy until 2029. Serie A will broadcast live on DAZN, with coverage including seven exclusive matches per match day, amounting to 266 out of 380 matches per season, and three co-exclusive matches per match day, […]

DAZN acquires Serie A Femminile media rights across multiple markets

Sport streaming giant DAZN is expanding its women football coverage following the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, with the acquisition of broadcasting rights to Serie A Femminile.  Under an agreement with the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC) and S&T Sports, DAZN will showcase the Italian women’s football league across its platforms in Spain, Italy, US, UK, […]

Serie A dangles threat of own service as it seeks to talk bids up

Italy’s Lega Serie A has scheduled a meeting next week that will include a discussion on TV rights when current contracts expire next year, with CEO Luigi de Siervo holding out the threat of the league going it alone with its own TV offering, the Lega channel, if bids do not meet expectations. As reported […]

DAZN acquires women-led platform Ata Football

Leading sports streaming service DAZN Group has announced it has acquired US-based women’s football platform Ata Football. The sports and entertainment provider delivers premium live and curated women’s football content. The free content platform includes live and on-demand matches and highlights of premium women’s soccer leagues, including: D1 Arkema, FLYERALARM Frauen-Bundesliga, Serie A Femminile TIM […]

Starzplay to expand football content with Starzplay Fantasy Sports game

Streaming service Starzplay Arabia is to expand its sport content offering in the MENA region with the addition of its free-to-play Web 3.0 football game Starzplay Fantasy Sports. The football prediction game launches ahead of the new Serie A 2023/24 season exclusively on the Starzplay Sports. While watching live matches, players of Starzplay Fantasy Sports […]

Serie A clubs to mull improved offers for TV rights

Italy’s Serie A football league has received three improved offers for its latest tranche of TV rights, but no decision has yet been taken on which if any to accept. The three offers from DAZN, Mediaset and Sky will remain on the table until mid-October, but are unlikely to be changed further given the deadline […]

DAZN and Tivùsat sign Serie A distribution deal in Italy

DAZN Italia has inked a distribution agreement to bring the sports streaming service to the free Italian satellite platform Tivùsat. The deal will give access to Tivùsat users who are DAZN subscribers ccess DAZN’s rich selection of live and on-demand content, including Serie A. The ZONA DAZN optional channel will also be available for viewing […]

DAZN and TIM face €8m fine over Serie A rights deal

The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM)  has imposed a fine of over €8million on sports streamer DAZN and telco provider TIM for the broadcasting rights of Serie A soccer league matches. DAZN faces the worst of it with a €7,240,250.84 fine from the Italian authority, with TIM expected to pay €760,776.82. It comes following an investigation […]

AGCOM gives Serie A the greenlight to sell domestic rights in five year cycles

After protracted lobbying, top Italian football league Serie A will soon be permitted to sell domestic rights to its fixtures for five seasons instead of three. The news follows agreement for the change from Italian communications regulator AGCOM. The move means Serie A could now sell five years’ worth of rights to broadcast or streaming […]

Serie A chiefs play down Sky acquisition report

Lega Serie A president Lorenzo Casini and CEO Luigi de Siervo played down reports that the league is mulling a partial or complete acquisition of Sky Italia at a press conference following their meeting yesterday. La Stampa had earlier reported that De Siervo would present a plan for a possible acquisition of Sky’s sports division […]

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