Sky secures UEFA Europa League rights for Austria

Jörn Krieger | 05-05-2011

German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has secured the pay-TV rights for the UEFA Europa League for viewers in Austria until 2015.

As the only broadcaster, Sky will show all games of the Austrian and German teams as well as selected top games live and mainly in high-definition (HDTV).

The new contract of which financial details haven't been disclosed will be valid from the 2012/13 season. Besides television, football fans will be able to also watch the games on web-TV as well as, through the "Sky Go" app, on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch while on the go.

In April, Sky already secured the pay-TV rights for the UEFA Champions League from 2012 to 2015 in Germany and Austria. The subscription broadcaster will also show the Europa League until 2015 in Germany.