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French rugby league puts TV rights up for tender

Tuesday 3 December 2013 | 10:41 CET | News
The French rugby league's executive committee has voted to re-tender the national TV rights for four seasons starting with 2014-2015. The current provider, Canal Plus, has a contract to broadcast Top 14 matches through 2015-2016 and will have to bid again, this time in competition with Qatari group beIN Sport. International rights will be tendered separately at a later date. The two Al Jazeera-owned sport channels already carry the Aviva Premiership, Super League and National Rugby League in France. Canal Plus and BeIn Sport are fighting tooth and nail for the rights to many sports, both

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BeIN Media Group / Canal Plus
Countries: France
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