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Fox wants Dutch football channel in basic cable - report

Friday 27 May 2016 | 10:21 CET | News
Fox is in talks with the Dutch football league about new conditions for pay-TV channels, reports De Telegraaf. The broadcaster wants to include a sports channel in basic cable packages. This could increase the price of cable plans by a few euros a month. The Dutch first division, the Eredivisie agreed in 2012 for live matches on the pay-TV channels of Fox Sports. The contract is worth EUR 68 million per year, with the potential for EUR 100 million annually. However, Fox has reportedly been losing money on the deal, of around EUR 15 million per year. While the company has not released any

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Endemol / Fox Broadcasting
Countries: Netherlands
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