Media Notes: UEFA Awards Europa League Rights Deal In Albania
UEFA has awarded media rights for the '12–15 UEFA Europa League in Albania to Vizion Plus and TRING TV. Each matchnight the first-choice game will be broadcast on free-to-air channel Vizion Plus. Four other games will be broadcast live across the family of TRING-branded pay channels. A highlights program will be transmitted on both the free and the pay outlets. All rights have been granted on a platform-neutral basis (UEFA). ... France audiovisual regulation agency CSA "regrets the lack of interest shown by broadcasters for the Paralympics." CSA Adviser Rachid Arhab said he regrets the fact that France Televisions and the private broadcasters "are not showing paralympic events" (TELEOBS.NOUVELOBS.com, 8/29).