By Gary Anderson

DigiSport will broadcast live action in Romania and Hungary from the 2015 European Games in Baku ©DigiSportBaku 2015 have announced the signing of major broadcast deals for next year's inaugural European Games in Belgium, Romania and Hungary. 

The agreements will see live coverage of all 17 days of sporting action from the Azerbaijani capital.

DigiSport will provide coverage in Romania and Hungary, while Sport 10 will broadcast the Games in Belgium.

As well as live sporting action, the complete Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be broadcast live.

There will also be preview programming and daily highlights packages available in the three countries.

DigiSport, based in the Romanian capital Bucharest, is part of the RCS & RDS group, one of the largest telecommunications company in South-Eastern Europe.

DigiTV has been broadcasting in Hungary since 2006.

"We are delighted to confirm these agreements with Baku 2015 and are looking forward to treating fans in Romania and Hungary to the best live and exclusive sport from the European Games on a daily basis," said George Dobre, editor-in-chief at DigiSport Romania.

Sport 10 is one of the main cable sports broadcasters in Belgium operating out of Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia.

"The signing of these agreements show the high level of interest around the continent to tune in to the first European Games," added Baku 2015 chief operating officer Simon Clegg.

"Romania, Hungary and Belgium are three countries that have a proud history of sporting success and it is wonderful to know supporters there are now guaranteed coverage to follow their athletes' achievements next summer.

"Working alongside International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), our host broadcaster, these deals will ensure sports fans will benefit from comprehensive broadcasting across a range of media platforms."

London 2012 judo bronze medallist Charline Van Snick could be one of the Belgian athletes competing at Baku 2015 ©AFP/Getty ImagesLondon 2012 judo bronze medallist Charline Van Snick could be one of the Belgian athletes competing at Baku 2015 ©AFP/Getty Images

Last week, NTV Spor in Turkey was confirmed as the first company to sign an international broadcast agreement for the European Games, due to take place from June 12 to 28.

All four companies will work with ISB, the host broadcaster for the Games and will provide more than 800 hours of live action.

ISB has been appointed to manage the sale of broadcast rights for the 2015 European Games to broadcasters throughout Europe and beyond.

Commenting on today's announcement, Baku 2015 commercial director Charlie Wijeratna, said: "As we continue to count down to the first European Games, we are in the process of finalising a number of deals that will see Baku 2015 broadcast live around the world to ensure fans are able to enjoy each and every sport."

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