Astra 19.2°E – RTL extends Germany football national team TV rights

June 10, 2016 • Tags: #liveonsat #liveonsatfootball #liveonsatfreetoair

After 3 succesful years, German commercial broadcaster RTL has extended the rights for German national football team qualifiers ahead of the Uefa Euro 2020 and Fifa 2022 World Cup tournaments.

The live rights cover 28 of 40 Germany matches between 2018 and 2022, including the new Uefa Nations League competition.

RTL will also cover all test matches from this period. According to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper, RTL will pay an around €5m per game.

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RTL already has rights for 10 Germany qualifiers ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Next RTL coverage will be on 4. September against Norway from Oslo.

For satellite TV users RTL is available as FTA channel via Astra 19.2°E satellite position.