MP & Silva Gets Distribution Rights to German Handball-Bundesliga Until 2017

April 26, 2013

MP & Silva, abortion a leading international media rights company, order has secured a deal for the exclusive rights to distribute four seasons of DKB Handball-Bundesliga, from 2013/14 until 2016/17, which was marketed by SPORT1 in cooperation with German Handball-Bundesliga GmbH.

MP & Silva has worldwide exclusive distribution rights (excluding Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg and Alto Adige) for television rights across cable, satellite and terrestrial platforms, and for internet, mobile and betting rights. The package includes 2 live matches per round during the regular season (34 weeks), plus a Super Cup (20th of August), the All Star Game, the German Cup-Final Lufthansa Final Four and weekly highlight programmes.

Andrea Radrizzani, MP & Silva Group CEO, said: “We are extremely excited with this partnership with Handball-Bundesliga. They are the strongest handball league of the world, equivalent to the Premier League in football. We want to support them in advancing the popularity of handball internationally and build on the current positive momentum that the sport has gained in Europe. We look forward to working with our network of broadcasters and partners worldwide to take viewership of this great league to a greater height”

Frank Bohmann, General Manger DKB Handball-Bundesliga, said: “The 4 Season Corporation with MP & Silva is a great move for us on the international market. We are extremely excited with this new partnership and we look forward to participate from the worldwide network of MP & Silva in order to export our big and popular first class German handball to even more countries and viewers.”