26st MARCH 2021
DAZN IS THE NEW HOME OF SERIE A IN ITALY
• All 10 matches per matchweek of Serie A will be available on DAZN for the first time with seven exclusive and three co-exclusive.
• DAZN has acquired exclusive rights to 266 Serie A matches including the first, second and fourth picks per matchweek as well 114 co-exclusive matches per season for three seasons starting 2021/22
• It is one of the largest sports streaming deals in history and is a seminal tipping point in the migration of sports consumption from linear pay TV to OTT
Milan/London, March 26. 2021 – DAZN, the leading global sports streaming platform, has acquired the rights to broadcast all of Serie A including seven out of 10 exclusive matches per matchweek in Italy from 2021 to 2024 – and becomes the new primary broadcaster of the competition.
The landmark agreement will see DAZN show live and on demand coverage of every Serie A match and is a win for football fans in Italy who will be able to watch them all on DAZN for the first time. DAZN will more than treble its existing coverage of the competition, which began in 2018 with the sports streaming platform showing 114 matches per season.
For three seasons (2021-24), DAZN will broadcast 266 Serie A exclusive matches and 114 co-exclusive matches or seven out of 10 exclusive matches per matchweek as well as three co-exclusive matches. The agreement is one of the largest sports streaming deals in history and is a seminal tipping point in the migration of sports consumption from linear pay TV to OTT.
James Rushton, Co-CEO, DAZN Group, said: “We are thrilled that Serie A has a new home on DAZN in Italy. This is a historic agreement that confirms DAZN as the leading sports destination in Italy and rewards fans with unbeatable coverage of Serie A. DAZN was founded with a vision for premium sports to be more accessible, and this agreement will deliver on that whilst continuing to drive innovation and improve the fan experience. With our business globally gaining considerable momentum, DAZN has made this strategic and disciplined investment to further accelerate growth in one of our core markets.”
DAZN’s multi-sport offering in Italy
In addition to all of Serie A, football fans can enjoy coverage of premium international football competitions including LaLiga, Ligue1, Copa Libertadores, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Eredivisie, plus the FA Women’s Super League and Division 1 Féminine. DAZN is not just about football. Subscribers in Italy enjoy a complete multi-sport offering with MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3, NFL, UFC, Matchroom and Golden Boy boxing, darts and rugby with Guinness PRO14 – together and a rich catalogue of DAZN Originals and sports programming.