Ten Sports lands exclusive broadcast rights for MotoGPâ„¢

13 Feb,2015

By A Correspondent


Ten Sports Network has secured exclusive rights for MotoGP™, the premier World Championship for motorcycle road racing. This is for the first time that MotoGP will be broadcast exclusively by a broadcaster in the Indian sub-continent.


This new deal between Taj TV and MotoGP™ rights holders Dorna Sports will run for a period of five seasons starting 2015. As a part of this deal, Ten Sports will broadcast all MotoGP, Moto2™ & Moto3™ races and Qualifying practices live on their network of six channels. Ten Sports will also be offering multi-screen feeds on its digital platforms and will develop a dedicated MotoGP section on www.tensports.com.


Rajesh Sethi

Manel Arroyo

Rajesh Sethi, Global CEO of Ten Sports, said: “We are very excited to embark on this new journey with Dorna. We are committed to building this property in India over the next five years and viewers will witness unprecedented MotoGP programming initiatives on Ten Sports Network. Viewers identify MotoGP with the Ten Sports Network as can be seen with the higher MotoGP viewership numbers on Ten Sports viz a viz other networks. We have also been rightsholders for this premium property since 2006 and we are delighted to continue and take this partnership to the next level.”


Announcing the agreement, Manel Arroyo, Dorna Sports Managing Director commented: “We are thrilled about our exclusive partnership with Taj TV and looking forward to developing a close relationship with them. India is a key market for MotoGP in the coming years and the World Championship will benefit greatly from the extensive promotion that Taj have committed to provide.”


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