Bundesliga 2019/20 at DAZN: TV rights bought! That's how expensive it gets for football fans
From now on DAZN will broadcast some Bundesliga games. Picture: dpa
As part of a comprehensive cooperation takes over the streaming service DAZN the TV rights to the Soccer-Bundesliga from the transmitter Euro Sport, This was announced by DAZN, Eurosport and the German Football League on Thursday.
Bundesliga 2019/2020 in TV and live stream at DAZN
From the beginning of August in the season until the end of the legal period 2021 shows the Internet provider a total of 40 Bundesliga games live - 30 games on Friday, five each on Sunday and Monday. In addition, all relegation matches and the DFL Supercup belong to the rights package.
The agreement is part of a larger cooperation between DAZN and Eurosport. According to this, content from Eurosport will be distributed via the streaming service in the future. These include transfers from the Olympics. The rights to the Olympics owns the American company Discovery, which includes Eurosport. Also three of the four Grand Slam tournaments in tennis (Australian Open, French Open and US Open) or the Tour de France can now be seen on DAZN.
DAZN supplements the program with premium sports content
"This is a very special moment and a great partnership for DAZN in Germany and Austria - for the first time we can present the Bundesliga live on DAZN to fans and complement our offering with numerous international premium sports content," said Thomas de Buhr, Executive Vice President DACH at DAZN, in the message.
Start of transfers from the Bundesliga is on August 3rd with the Supercup game between the German champions Bayern Munich and the championship second Borussia Dortmund. Eurosport has been broadcasting the games in German-speaking countries on its payment platforms since 2017. The former European champion Matthias Sammer acted as expert. He had announced his departure in June for personal reasons.
Price increase! So expensive is the Bundesliga on DAZN
According to DFL, Eurosport and DAZN are now working on an offer that will allow existing subscribers of the Eurosport Player to continue watching the Bundesliga content. Eurosport will also grant its subscribers an extraordinary termination right.
In its announcement, the DAZN streaming service announced that it would raise its monthly subscription from 1 August 2009 from 9.99 euros to 11.99 euros. New is an annual subscription for 119.99 euros.
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