Tender process launched in Russia for media rights to Qatar 2022, France 2019 and other FIFA events in 2019-2022
FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) in the Russian Federation for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ as well as all editions of the FIFA U-17 and U-20 World Cups, the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women’s World Cups, the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup taking place between 2019 and 2022. These media rights will cover TV, internet, mobile and radio transmissions.
This tender process will allow FIFA to select the media companies that are best placed to secure the required transmission commitments and to achieve FIFA’s objectives of reaching the widest possible audience and providing a high-quality viewing experience for fans.
Media companies or organisations wishing to participate in the tender process can request the ITT by email from Russia-Media-Rights@fifa.org. Requests must specify the name of the company and the job title and name of the representative responsible for the tender process. Following a question-and-answer period (09:00 CET,15 February – 17:00 CET, 25 March, 2019), submissions to FIFA must be received by 10:00 CET on 26 March 2019.
Through the sale of media rights for its football tournaments, FIFA generates income which is essential to support and develop football around the world, for instance through the FIFA Forward Football Development Programme.
More information on FIFA events can be found on FIFA.com.