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Fox Sports Italia channel to close down this month

Friday 22 June 2018 | 15:40 CET | News
The Fox Sports Italia channel has announced that it will cease broadcasting on 30 June, around 5 years after launching on the Sky Italia pay-TV platform. The channel's closure, revealed in a Facebook post, comes after Sky Italia decided against renewing a three-year distribution contract costing EUR 32 million, reports La Stampa. Fox Sports specialised in airing international football leagues including La Liga, Bundesliga and the Premier League but its fate was sealed after Sky secured the rights to broadcast Italy's top-tier Serie A football league earlier this month, having already invested

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: FOX Sports / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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