Telecast channel of UEFA Euro 2016 for United States has been announced. The sports channel ESPN won the broadcasting rights of European championship 2016 and it will provide the live telecast to US citizens. The 15th edition of this championship is going to be held in France next year. This time, 24 teams including the hosts have qualified for the finals.
ESPN — The US Telecast Provider Of UEFA Euro 2016
ESPN [Entertainment and Sports Programming Network] holds the rights to provide the live telecast of Euro 2016 championship. ESPN is owned by The Walt Disney Company and Hearst Corporation. The headquarter of ESPN is located in Bristol, Connecticut.
Fox Sports provided the live telecast of qualifying round, but rights to provide broadcast of Euro 2016 finals have been won by ESPN. Its sister channels ESPN2, ESPN3 etc. also holds rights for domestic football leagues like Premier League, La Liga.
ESPN is one of the best sports channels that covers almost every sport. As of February 2015, ESPN was available for 94,396,000 paid televisions households only in United States. In addition with its other seven sister channels, ESPN provides live telecast in more than 200 countries.