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Al-Jazeera sport channels to cost EUR 11/mo - report

Thursday 22 March 2012 | 10:09 CET | News
Al-Jazeera's two new French channels, BeIn Sport 1 and BeIn Sport 2, are expected to cost subscribers EUR 11 a month when they launch in June ahead of the Euro 2012 football competition, Les Echos reports. The broadcaster is currently in carriage talks with IPTV operators Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom and Free and cabler Numericable. The backbone of the channels will be Ligue 1 championship games. Al-Jazeera, which also holds pay per view football rights previously held by Foot Plus, would not comment on the matter.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Al Jazeera / Bouygues Telecom / Free / Orange / SFR
Countries: France
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