DAZN, Eurosport in four European countries

This Thursday the sports streaming service DAZN said its subscribers will be able to receive Eurosport in Germany and three other European countries after a deal with Discovery Channel owner.

According to the agreement the direct content required by Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD will be available to DAZN subscribers in Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain as of August 1st.

The DAZN began in September with the aim of halting traditional media broadcasting.

As a new distribution partner for Eurosport’s premium sports networks, DAZN will be able to offer Grand Slam tennis players, Grand Tour cycling and the Olympics.

The sports network will also broadcast 45 German Bundesliga games for the season in Germany and Austria under a two-year sub-licensing agreement.

John Gleasure, Business Development Officer at DAZN Group said, “This is an exciting deal that brings our unbelievable sports enthusiasts to Eurosport”

“This agreement underlines our commitment to providing the largest and best sports event for fans in an affordable and affordable way, rewarding rights holders for integrating their content into the main market platform.”

Based in the United Kingdom and pronounced “Da Zone”, DAZN operates with direct and direct content in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada, the United States and Brazil.

Traditional pay-TV groups such as Sky and BT in Britain have faced increasing competition for sports rights in recent years, while online platforms require new ways to attract customers.

As well as Eurosport, Discovery also owns Discovery Channel and Animal Planet./Investing.com

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