The fight for the broadcasting rights for the international matches of the German national team, marketed by the DFB begins. The invitation to tender was launched on Thursday.
Frankfurt/Main (SID) - the battle for the broadcasting rights for the international matches of the German national team, marketed by the German Football Federation (DFB) starts. The DFB has launched the call for proposals on Thursday. The qualifiers for EURO 2016 are marketed, however, centrally in France by the European Football Union (UEFA).
It is women's national teams, as well as the games of the 3rd Liga and women Bundesliga on the tender by the DFB but not only to audio-visual media rights of the men international matches, but also for the matches of the German marketed by the DFB. The rights to for four years (seasons 2012 / 2013 to 2015 / 2016) are awarded.
"In our we point out expressly that the rights for the home games in the qualifiers for EURO 2016 centrally marketed in France by the UEFA." Our goal is, the new contracts until about the middle of the year. "With the invitation to tender for the DFB Cup, also for a period of four years, we will begin then immediately following" DFB General Secretary Wolfgang Niersbach said.
The registration documents for the invitation to tender are sent out by the DFB to interested broadcasters, which meet the conditions required under the Rundfunkstaatsvertrag. Then the matches of the men national team as a major event of major importance in a free-to-air program with appropriate technical range must be broadcast. The registration documents for the invitation to tender are made interested stations as well at the request of the DFB.