16:04 on Jul 20th, 2016
J.League signs 10-year broadcast contract with DAZN
The J.League on Wednesday announced a 10-year, $2 billion domestic broadcast contract with Live sports streaming service DAZN, owned by Perform Group.
The deal, which is set to begin in 2017, will see DAZN offer live broadcasts of all MEIJI YASUDA J1, J2, and J3 Leagues matches.
Founded by Perform Group, the world’s largest digital sports content and media provider, DAZN’s high-quality streams are available through multiple platforms including PC, mobile, tablet, televisions, and video game devices.
By leveraging Perform Group’s experience and cutting-edge technology, the J.League will work to produce exciting and high-quality match broadcasts.
Additionally, the J.League, DAZN, and NTT Group will work to outfit J1 League home stadia with WiFi technology in order to provide attendees with an improved match day experience.
Details regarding DAZN, including prices and subscription methods, will be announced later in Summer 2016.
2017-2016 J.League Broadcast Contract Outline
Japan Professional Football League (J.League)
Perform Investment Japan
2017-2026 (10 Years)
MEIJI YASUDA J1 League
MEIJI YASUDA J2 League
MEIJI YASUDA J3 League
MEIJI YASUDA J.League championship
J1 Promotion Playoff
J2/J3 Promotion-Relegation Playoff
Internet & Mobile Distribution, IPTV Service, Paid Satellite Broadcast, and CATV broadcast within Japan.