NewsNews30 June 2017

1+1 media will participate in the tender for the purchase of rights to broadcast UEFA matches

UEFA's marketing partner TEAM invited the 1+1 media group to participate in the tender for the acquisition of the rights to broadcast matches of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League for the 2018/2019, 2019/2020, 2020/2021 seasons.

"We are pleased to announce that 1+1 media gladly accepts the offer and will participate in the tender, because for us this is a great additional opportunity to strengthen our own position in the broadcasting of interesting football events on the market," comments Stepan Shcherbachov, head of 1+1 sports project management media

1+1 media considers participation in the tender as a good opportunity for the development of the group in the paid distribution market.

"The transition of the group's main channels to commercial relations with providers is not a one-way street, but a step towards building the European pay TV market. We are happy to use any opportunity to strengthen and fill the channels with a high-quality premium product, which, without a doubt, is European football," comments Andrii Malchevskyi, director of the distribution and development department of the 1+1 media broadcast network.

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