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DAZN becomes the new home of Serie B

Posted on 29.06.2018

After securing 114 exclusive matches for Serie A, DAZN strengthens its offering with all 472 Serie BKT matches, including 428 exclusively for the next 3 seasons.

Milan, 29 June 2018 – DAZN, the live and on demand global sport streaming service, today announces the acquisition of multi-platform rights to all Serie BKT matches, with 10 matches out of 11 per matchday exclusively, over the next 3 years until May 2021. The agreement includes the multi-platform rights for all the play-offs and play-outs.

Jacopo Tonoli, Chief Commercial Officer for Perform Group, said: “We’re very excited to announce DAZN as the new home of Serie B. With an extensive line up of exclusive games from both Serie A and Serie B, and additional sports rights to announce soon, we look forward to welcoming fans to our platform when we launch this summer, with a unique and affordable subscription.”

The commitment to affordability and accessibility is central to DAZN’s mission: for a €9.99 monthly subscription fans will be able to enjoy everything on the platform. Every fan also gets a month’s free trial or cancel the subscription at any time.

DAZN is a game-changer for Italian sports fans, giving them a smarter, more accessible and affordable way to see their teams and players in action. All content streamed by DAZN will be available live and on demand, on a wide range of devices, including Smart TVs, PCs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles.

 

Sports fans can now pre-register on https://watch.dazn.com/it-IT/sports to receive further information.

 

 

ABOUT DAZN

DAZN is the world’s first pure sportstreaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. Fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for just one affordable monthly price for access to all available sports on the platform. DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime. DAZN provides for a 1-month free trial, no long-term contract, no bundles and the option of cancelling the subscription whenever you want. DAZN is available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan, and now in Canada on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. It will launch in the USA later this year. Visit http://media.dazn.com/en for more information.

 

ABOUT PERFORM GROUP

Perform Group is the digital leader in global sports media and one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. With almost 3,000 employees in over 30 countries, its businesses touch every aspect of the way fans engage with sports.

Perform Group streams sports to fans directly through DAZN, its unique live and on-demand service. It partners with the biggest rights holders such as WTA, NFL, FIBA and CONMEBOL to help them commercialize and grow their sports around the world. It produces better, faster, more detailed content and data for broadcasters, media companies, sports teams and sponsors. It operates some of the world’s biggest digital sports platforms, such as Goal.com and SportingNews.com.

 

About Access Industries

Access Industries is a privately held industrial group with long-term holdings worldwide, founded in 1986 by American-British industrialist and philanthropist Len Blavatnik. Access Industries’ investments in the media and entertainment sector include Warner Music Group, Deezer, AI Film, and Perform Group.

 

 

CONTACTS

For DAZN ITALY:

Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Daniele Rurale – +39 346 5011546 – daniele.rurale@hkstrategies.com
Alessandro Calò – +39 344 0142291 – alessandro.calo@hkstrategies.com