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Sportdigital set to carry Edgesport content, Schalke secures broadcast licence

Breel Embolo of Schalke 04 collides with Danilo of Manchester City during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match (by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital is set to carry content from action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport after successfully applying for a broadcast licence, while Bundesliga football club Schalke 04 has been granted a licence for its live streaming platform.

The decisions were announced by the Commission for Concentration in the Media (KEK) at its latest assembly meeting in Berlin. In August, Sportdigital rebranded itself as Sportdigital Fussball to reflect a programming line-up now entirely focused on live coverage of different international football leagues.

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