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UEFA to probe Mediaset-ZDF Champions League overspilling

Monday 31 August 2015 | 09:31 CET | News
UEFA has pledged to investigate the problem of signal overspilling after German broadcaster ZDF aired the Champions League qualifier between Bayer Leverkusen and Lazio on its free to air channel, accessible to Italian viewers, even though Mediaset has exclusive rights to broadcast Champions League games in Italy. The game proved to be a double blow to Mediaset, because not only did Lazio fail to qualify for the tournament but ZDF pledged to continue offering live coverage of the Champions League via its FTA satellite channel, available to Sky Italia viewers on channel 546. Bayer Leverkusen

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Satellite Channel / Sky / Sky Italia / ZDF
Countries: Italy
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