Turkish Super League broadcasting rights increase to €350 million
Turkish broadcaster Digiturk will distribute €350 million in television rights revenue between the Turkish football federation and league clubs next season. The league's broadcasting value has seen a 40 fold rise in 16 years and by 2014-15 it's expected to increase €436 million.
The Turkish league viewing rights are currently the sixth most valuable in Europe and rapidly catching up with the continents elite. The English Premier league is the most valued competition, followed by the Italian Serie A, French Ligue1, Germany Bundesliga, Spanish La Liga and then the Turkish Super League.
Digiturk is a Turkish satellite television provider, which has broadcast Turkish Super League games via its affiliated sports channel 'LigTV' since 2001. 'LigTV' airs every league game and additionally hosts football related programs. Digiturk extended their contract to own the rights to broadcast the Turkish Super League for an additional three years last week.