UEFA announced today the award of the 2012–15 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League media rights in Japan to SKY PerfecTV!.
SKY PerfecTV! will deliver extensive coverage of both club competitions. The broadcaster will show at least four live and four delayed UEFA Champions League matches per matchweek and at least one live and one delayed UEFA Europa League match per matchweek.
In addition, a highlights programme for each competition will be screened every matchweek. The agreement also ensures that weekly highlights programmes as well as full broadcast of the final stage of both competitions are available on free-to-air television.
SKY PerfecTV! will also exploit its rights to the two tournaments on the internet via skyperfectv.co.jp and on mobile.
Commenting on the award, Guy-Laurent Epstein, marketing director of UEFA Events SA, said: "UEFA is delighted to announce the renewal of its partnership with SKY PerfecTV!. UEFA recognises and highly values SKY PerfecTV!'s continued commitment to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. We would like to thank SKY PerfecTV! for its enduring dedication to both competitions, allowing football fans in Japan to enjoy the best of European club football action until 2015."
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