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Al Jazeera, Mediapro to bid for Spain football rights-report

Wednesday 22 April 2015 | 11:36 CET | News
Qatar-based television network Al Jazeera and Spanish broadcaster Mediapro are set to launch a joint bid to secure live TV rights to broadcast matches from La Liga, Spain's top-tier league, according to unnamed sources cited by El Confidencial Digital. The companies last week announced an agreement to launch the Qatari network's beIN Sports channel in Spain on 01 August and talks are now focusing on submitting a joint bid for the La Liga rights to compete with Telefonica. The bid would be launched via Mediapro's sports rights unit, Futmedia.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Al Jazeera / Mediapro / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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