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French football league plans to launch its own channel

Tuesday 11 May 2010 | 12:28 CET | News
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The board of France's LFP professional football league has unanimously approved plans to form a TV channel after several months of reflection, reports Les Echos. The move comes in the context of the inadequate results of LFP's tender of League 2 TV rights for the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 seasons as well as the EUR 465 million a year deal for League 1 rights negotiated with Canal Plus. This four-year deal will end in two years, and there is no guarantee that Orange will continue to help push prices upwards by bidding for football content, writes the newspaper. Under Orange's current agreement,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / Orange Business France
Countries: France
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