BT Sport secures live Serie A football rights until 2018

Thursday 26 February 2015 | 08:58 CET | News
BT Sport has announced an extension to its deal to broadcast live coverage of Italy's top tier Serie A league in the UK until 2018. The three-year extension to the existing deal was agreed with MP&Silva, Serie A's international rights agency, with BT Sport now having the rights to broadcast up to 380 live matches a season. In addition to live Premier League games, BT currently owns the rights to Serie A, Germany's top flight Bundesliga and France's Ligue 1. From August 2015 it will also have exclusive live midweek football from the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: BT
Countries: Italy / United Kingdom
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