Network4 will be the new home of the Bundesliga in Hungary after the broadcaster agreed a four-year deal with Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga.
The partnership will ensure Network4 has exclusive rights to deliver live coverage of more than 300 matches per season from the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2. The long-term agreement also includes live broadcasting of the German Supercup and the all-important relegation play-offs each year. In addition, Network4 will also broadcast a number of on-demand Bundesliga programmes, such as the Bundesliga Highlights Show and Bundesliga Weekly, to keep Hungarian football fans up to date on the latest from the German top flight.
From the start of the 2021-22 season Network4, the fastest growing TV network in Hungary, will broadcast all matches from the Bundesliga, until the conclusion of the 2024-25 campaign. With games shown on both linear and via the broadcaster’s new dedicated OTT-sports platform ARENA4+, Network4 will be the go-to place for fans to see their favourite Bundesliga stars.
All matches will be available on ARENA4+, Network4’s ground-breaking online platform, capable of delivering next-gen broadcast solutions with user-defined original or localised commentary. The majority of games will also be available on ARENA4, the newest and fastest growing linear sports channel in Hungary. Furthermore, select Bundesliga matches will be simulcast on Network4’s flagship channel, TV4. Underlined by the DFL’s approach to provide its broadcast partners with state-of-the-art media content and services, fans in Hungary can now look forward to getting never before seen content possibilities on theARENA4+OTT platform.