Bundesliga TV Rights Sought by 12 Bidders, Handelsblatt Says

Twelve companies are bidding for Germany’s Bundesliga soccer television rights for the 2013/14 season, Handelsblatt reported, citing unidentified people close to the bidders.

Among the group are Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE), Sky Deutschland AG (SKYD), RTL Group SA (RTL), ProbsiebenSat.1 Media AG (PSM), Unity Media and Kabel Deutschland Holding AG (KD8), the newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Karin Matussek in Berlin at kmatussek@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Christopher Scinta at cscinta@Bloomberg.net.

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