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Italy's Agcom to probe TIM's football rights deal with Dazn

Tuesday 6 April 2021 | 09:14 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator Agcom has announced the launch of an investigation into Telecom Italia (TIM) following its agreement with sports streaming platform Dazn that enabled the latter to acquire the domestic rights to air Italy's top-tier Serie A football league for the 2021-24 cycle. The watchdog is required to launch a probe whenever telecommunications operators reached deals to operate in a different market, such as the broadcasting market in this case, to ensure that the move is not harmful to media plurality in the country.

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Companies: Agcom / Dazn / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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