Bundesliga International has signed a five year broadcasting rights deal with Indonesian company Mola TV.
Mola TV will have the rights to broadcast all Bundesliga, Bundesliga 2 and German Supercup matches in Indonesia. The deal covers the 2020/21-2024/25 seasons.
Matches will be shown live with delayed/replay coverage also available on Mola TV’s free to air and pay TV channels as well as streaming services.
“We are delighted to have Mola TV as our partner in Indonesia and look forward to working together to make the Bundesliga the league of choice amongst Indonesian football fans,” Bundesliga International CEO Robert Klein said about the agreement.
“As well as promoting our brand of fast, high-scoring, world-class football, we are also very excited to work with Mola TV and it’s Garuda Select project to support the development of local Indonesian football talent.
“Our goal is to work closely with our partners on the ground, delivering unrivalled experiences to the Indonesian fans by bringing Bundesliga Legends, Bundesliga Experiences and Bundesliga football to the region.”
DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, the organisation that runs the Bundesliga said that they want to bring Indonesian football fans closer to the league and will be looking into opportunities such as fan activities, and club visits in Indonesia.
“We are excited to work with the Bundesliga to bring their unique brand of football to our shores,” Mola TV’s representative, Mirwan Suwarso said in a statement.
“The league is the undisputed leader in developing world class young talents from all over the world, and if we aim to learn about developing talents, the Bundesliga is the league to learn from.”
The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga also announced the 2020-21 fixtures for the Bundesliga and the second-tier. Both seasons will start on Friday September 18.
Fans may be allowed at matches for the upcoming season however DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has suggested that fans of the away team will not be allowed to attend the game due to risks associated with spreading COVID-19.
The organising body also reminded clubs and fans that the fixtures may change for a number of reasons including legal requirements, changes to FIFA’s international match calendar and due to situations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.