Serie A, official agreement between Sky and Dazn

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Official agreement between Sky and Dazn

Sky and DAZN have announced that they have signed an agreement that will see the arrival of the DAZN app on Sky Q from August 8 and the possibility for Sky subscribers to join a specific DAZN commercial offer to watch the ZONA DAZN channel on the Sky decoder, with the 7 matches per round of Serie A TIM exclusively on DAZN and a selection of events.

With this agreement, Sky Q subscribers – via satellite or via the Internet – who are also DAZN customers, will be able to access the DAZN offer directly from the App section or with voice control, via the “Open DAZN” command, conveniently in one place and with one device, without having to change remote controls.

DAZN will also offer its customers, who are also Sky subscribers, the possibility to subscribe to an option, to watch a selection of events from the DAZN offer also through the ZONA DAZN channel, available from August 8 at channel 214 of the Sky remote control. On the channel it will be possible to watch the 7 matches per round of Serie A TIM exclusively on DAZN – complementary to the 3 broadcast on Sky channels – and a playlist of in-depth programs, original DAZN content and much more, via satellite or digital terrestrial. To watch the DAZN ZONE channel, DAZN customers will have to subscribe to a specific commercial offer available within the My Account section of Those who are not DAZN subscribers will be able to join DAZN Standard or Plus offers through a dedicated site for Sky customers and add the option to watch the ZONA DAZN channel.

Andrea Duilio, CEO of Sky Italia, commented, “Sky has always wanted to support the passion of the many Italians who love soccer and sports in general. This agreement with DAZN creates an extra opportunity for fans to experience the Serie A spectacle at its best. In addition to the 3 Serie A matches per round broadcast on Sky channels, the DAZN app will be available on Sky Q, confirming our strategy of aggregating the best streaming apps, all in one place, for a simple and engaging viewing experience. And those who want to, will also be able to add the option of linear channels via satellite or digital terrestrial. This is a definite step forward so that Serie A can be enjoyed on multiple platforms and can enjoy greater visibility.”

Stefano Azzi, CEO DAZN Italia, explained, “The diversification of partnerships represents an important strategic asset for the growth of our business. Therefore, within the long-term development plan that we are implementing, the commercial agreement with SKY that we are announcing also fits in. This is one of the important collaborations signed ahead of the 2022/2023 sports season with the aim of offering live and on-demand sports content to an ever-growing number of fans and thus increasing the visibility of the competitions we broadcast. An agreement in line with the current strategic partnership struck in Germany where Sky is already our partner.”

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