TEN Sports to Broadcast UEFA Champions League
TEN Sports Bags Rights for the UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League for a period of 3 Seasons till 2018. Ten Sports, a leading sports broadcaster in South Asia has bagged the rights for the most sought after and premium football competitions, the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League for the next cycle of 3 Seasons starting 2015-16. Ten Sports who are also the incumbent broadcast rights holders for the properties have been broadcasting these premier football competitions since 2006-07. UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League rights had become the most key football property up for acquisition and Ten Sports Network re-affirms its commitment to promoting quality football through this major acquisition after beating other rival broadcasters to secure these rights.
The new deal between UEFA and Ten Sports beginning from the 2015-16 season covers exclusive broadcast rights for the Indian Subcontinent which includes India, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan. Ten Sports will broadcast these properties across all its platforms including premium HD offerings and live streaming of matches on tensports.com. Ten Sports will broadcast 145 matches of UEFA Champions League and 205 matches of UEFA Europa League every season. Apart from these matches, Ten Sports will also broadcast the annual UEFA Super Cup, the curtain raiser at the beginning of the European Season played between the winners of the UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League.
TEN Sports Network reaches over 140 million households across the Indian sub-continent. Ten Sports Network has a bouquet of premium football properties from across the globe including UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Copa Del Rey, French League, A-League, Capital One Cup, German Cup, Copa Italia, Skybet Championship and Club TV programming of leading European Clubs.