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Eurosport buys Olympics rights for 2018-2024

Monday 29 June 2015 | 17:49 CET | News
The International Olympic Committee has awarded the European broadcast rights for the next four Olympics to Discovery Communications, for a total price of EUR 1.3 billion. Discovery, which owns the Eurosport channels, now has the rights for 50 countries for the Olympics from 2016 to 2022. These cover all platforms, free-to-air TV, pay TV, internet and mobile. Eurosport already shows much of the Olympics and will expand its coverage in the coming years. It will broadcast at least 200 hours of the summer games free-to-air and at least 100 hours of the winter games, as well as offer sub-licences

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Discovery Communications
Countries: Europe
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