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Italian league told to redefine Serie A rights guidelines

Friday 27 January 2017 | 12:49 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator Agcom has ordered the Italian football league (Lega Calcio) to redefine its guidelines for the sale of collective rights to broadcast the country's top-tier Serie A division. In a statement, the watchdog said the guidelines for the sale of rights to three seasons starting 2018-19 were too generic, didn't ensure a level playing field and could result in "unjustifiable discrimination". The rights are due for auction in the first half of 2017 and are said to be worth some EUR 1.2 billion a year.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Agcom / Mediaset / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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