DAZN is a paid streaming service operated by the British Perform Group since
August 2016 and sports broadcasts via internet, currently in Germany,
Austria, Switzerland, Japan and Canada.
In 2016, DAZN acquired broadcast rights to the British Premier through the Perform Group
League for Germany, Austria and Switzerland from the 2016/2017 season until then
Sky Germany owned. Previously, for about 2 billion euros, the exclusive rights package
acquired the Japanese J-League. According to own data DAZN wants aggressively on the
Sports rights market for the German-speaking countries and will do so on a basis
funded from ten to twelve years. Planned are rights advertising, especially in the field
the UEFA Champions League, Formula 1 and skiing.
Occasionally DAZN is referred to in media as the Netflix of the sport. The DAZN CEO
James Rushton said that the approach was “much more complex” because of this comparison
Show hundreds of live broadcasts a week, not just archive content. Similar
but the project should be financed by “the mass”. Currently being broadcast
(2017) about 8,000 live broadcasts a year. Funds for the sports rights
by the multi-billionaire and owner of the Perform Group, Leonard Blavatnik, who collaborates with
Shareholdings in oil and aluminum companies and, according to Forbes, capital
of about $ 20 billion.
Quotenmeter.de went in August 2016 by a more than 100 employees comprehensive
Editorial, commentator and on-air promotion team at the German
Production location Ismaning near Munich.
Access and transmission routes
Access to DAZN is only possible as part of a paid subscription.
DAZN offers by its own resolutions of 720p or 1080p (Full HD), if one
Internet connection of at least 9 Mbit. Content is transferred via
Internet streaming on stationary and mobile devices such as desktop and laptop computers,
Streaming boxes, smart TVs, smartphones, tablets or game consoles (over-the-top
content). In a test area in Norderstedt DAZN can also via the cable provider
wilhelm.tel be received.
Pronunciation and word meaning
DAZN is spoken in English as Da Zone – derived from The Zone
Zone”); which describes the state of being totally focused on a game; in the
Germans could describe it also with tunnel vision.
Sports broadcasting rights in German-speaking countries
DAZN owns the broadcasting rights of the Premier League for Germany,
Austria and Switzerland until 2021.
For the period 2016/17 to 2020/21 DAZN will present summaries of the games of the
German football league, what for the season 2016/17 on a partnership with the
Axel Springer Group, which held the rights to the online summaries,
based. From the 2017/18 season, DAZN is the copyright holder of the so-called Highlight
Reports (formerly Bild.de).
In football, DAZN also plays games of the Sky Bet Championship, the Super League
(Denmark), Serie A (Italy), Ligue 1 (France), LaLiga Santander (Spain),
the K League Classic (South Korea), the Premjer-Liha (Ukraine), the SuperLiga (Serbia), the
Scottish Premiership (Scotland), the Jupiler Pro League (Belgium), the Prva HNL (Croatia)
as well as friendly matches and national cup competitions.
From 2018 to 2021, DAZN will be the sublicense of Champions League games.
The main licensee is Sky. Which games are transmitted by DAZN is still unclear. As
Main Licensee is likely to tell Sky which games are exclusive to itself
claimed. After a message from the kicker hang the number of transfers also
on the number of German participants, especially in the knockout rounds. The
Basic formulas of the agreements reached so far resulted in that in the
decisive phase of the competition the first leg from the knockout stages run at DAZN;
in the second leg Sky has the first suffrage, should be especially on the
Concentrate on Bundesliga participants. Sky shows all conferences, but should not exceed 30
Transfer minutes per game. Overall, Sky sends 34 matches live, but DAZN 104 games
In the industry it is speculated that both companies 600 million euros for the three
Have spent seasons to 2020/21.
As of the 2018/19 season, DAZN will have the rights to UEFA Europa League games for three years
League in Germany and Austria to transfer.
Beyond football are on offer at DAZN
NFL American Football (50 regular season games, 10 play-off games, Super Bowl,
NFL Red Zone, selectively PreSeason Games and the 24/7 NFL Network transmitter) ,
Basketball (over 250 games of the NBA, the Basketball Champions League  the Spanish
League ACB and others),
Baseball (MLB, Regular Season + Postseason),
Boxing (World Championship Fights and Show Fights),