Belgacom backs joint venture for football rights

Friday 31 January 2014 | 10:48 CET | News
Belgacom announced that it's interested in a joint venture for the broadcast rights to Belgium's main football league, the Jupiler Pro League. The company said in a statement that it supports the proposal from the league and cable operator Telenet to set up a joint venture, giving multiple parties the right to show the matches. Telenet said earlier that it was planning to set up a venture with the league that would lead to a new channel to show the matches. Summaries of the matches would be offered to free-to-air channels. The proposal is now being considered by the member clubs of the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Belgacom / Telenet
Countries: Belgium
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