Cosmote TV renews MotoGP rights deal

Greek broadcaster to cover motorcycling series between 2018 and 2020.

Cosmote TV renews MotoGP rights deal

Greek pay-TV broadcaster Cosmote TV has renewed its rights deal for the Moto GP motorcycling series.

The extension covers the three-year period from 2018 to 2020, and will see the network show all MotoGP races, qualifying and practice sessions live on its Cosmote Sports channels. The broadcaster will also provide live coverage of all second-tier Moto2 and third-tier Moto3 championship races for the duration of the contract. 

Manel Arroyo, managing director of Dorna Sports, the owner and promoter of MotoGP, said: “I’m delighted that MotoGP is remaining with Cosmote TV for the next three years; strengthening and renewing a partnership such as this is always incredibly valuable.

“The top-quality coverage and programming offered by Cosmote TV will ensure Greek fans see the very best of MotoGP and many more categories of motorcycling for another three years as MotoGP continues to enjoy a golden era of spectacular racing.”

Dimitris Michalakis, executive director of Cosmote TV, added: “With the renewal of the MotoGP broadcasting rights, our subscribers will continue to enjoy the exciting and fully competitive world championship for yet another three-year period.

“Along with the other world’s top motorsport championships hosted by Cosmote Sport channels, our subscribers have access to the richest motorsport TV content. At Cosmote TV, we aim at offering the most thrilling content across all genres to our subscribers.”