France TV keeps tight reins on 2016 sports budget

Monday 23 May 2016 | 09:35 CET | News
France Televisions is spending EUR 200 million on sports rights and operating costs this year, about the same level as in 2015, according tot he local press reports. This comes as something of a surprise given the facts that this year France is hosting Euro 2016 and Rio the Olympics. France Televisions is working with Canal Plus on the latter. The state broadcaster said it aired 1,200 hours of sports last year, more than any other free-to-air channel or pay TV operator Canal Plus.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / France Televisions / TF1
Countries: France
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