Movistar Plus+Telefónica’s television platform, will be able to retransmit all the matches of each day of LaLiga Santander from the next season 2022-23 after signing an agreement with the television platform DAZNwhich had been awarded five matches per day in the last competition for national audiovisual rights.
In this way, Telefónica’s platform, which had achieved five games per day in the period between the 2022-23 and 2026-27 seasons, it adds the other five weekly meetings obtained by the British platform. In total, both operators committed to disburse LaLiga 4,950 million euros throughout the period after the competition for national audiovisual rights.
The agreement means that the operator will include its five matches within the offer that it already has integrated into Movistar Plus+, where it already offers the championships of Formula 1, MotoGP, the Copa del Rey football or the Euroleague of basketball.
However, DAZN subscribers who are not Movistar Plus+ customers they won’t be able to see the whole day, but they will only have access to the five games awarded to the internet television platform (OTT).
The operation involves “expand the current partnership” between the British platform and the Spanish operator, with the aim of “making premium sport more accessible to a growing number of fans in an easy way, flexible and innovative“, as stated by the commercial director of the DAZN group, Jacopo Tonoli, through a statement.
For his part, the president of Movistar Plus+, Sergio Oslé, underlined that the agreement guarantees “access to all Movistar Plus+ clients to the main competition in our football for the next few seasons.”
The agreement reached between DAZN and Movistar Plus+ has a “non-exclusive” as specified by the British platform, which allows it to offer its five LaLiga Santander matches per day from 2022-23 to other operators beyond Telefónica’s television service.
DAZN already has similar agreements with operators in other markets, such as those with Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom and Swisscom in Germany, TIM in Italy and KDDI in Japan.