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Amazon acquires rights to Champions League games in Germany

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | 15:49 CET | News
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Amazon has bought the A1 package, which includes the top games on Tuesday evenings. Amazon had already tried to acquire sports rights in Germany over the last 18 months, mainly targeting tennis such as the ATP Tour and Wimbledon. It holds the rights to broadcast via radio the German Bundesliga, in a deal worth EUR 5 million per year, and added the Champions League radio rights in Germany in 2017-18. 

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Companies: Amazon / Dazn / Sky Deutschland
Countries: Germany
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