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23 days ago
By motogp.com

MotoGP™ to remain with COSMOTE TV in Greece until 2020

Contract renewal sees the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship stay on COSMOTE SPORT channels for another three seasons

Tags MotoGP, 2017

There’s some fantastic news for Greek fans of MotoGP™, with the sport set to remain with COSMOTE TV for another three years from 2018-2020. This contract renewal ensures fans in Greece will continue to enjoy all races, qualifying and free practice sessions of MotoGP™, as well as Moto2™ and Moto3™ races live, exclusively and in HD through COSMOTE SPORT channels.

COSMOTE TV’s sport shows will continue to enhance the top quality content of MotoGP, with previews, interviews with the top riders and members of the paddock on site, and highlights of the races; while the “Grand Prix” show, will continue to bring all the latest motorsport news, every Sunday.

In addition, fans will now be able to follow the progress of riders of the future with coverage of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup and the FIM CEV Repsol; the latter including the Moto3™ Junior World Championship, Moto2™ European Championship and the European Talent Cup as the Champions of tomorrow fight their way through the ranks.

COSMOTE TV is the Premium IPTV and satellite pay-television broadcaster in Greece and a strategic partner for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, bringing the sport to more than half the pay TV audience within the territory. Also home to fellow global sporting giants such as Formula 1, the UEFA Champions League, the English Premier League and Spanish LaLiga in the country.

Dimitris Michalakis, COSMOTE TV Executive Director: “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”.

Manel Arroyo, Managing Director, Dorna Sports: “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.”