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Italy's Serie A League annuls Mediapro deal, relaunches auction

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | 10:02 CET | News
Italy's Serie A football league has voted unanimously to annul a contract with Spanish broadcaster and sports rights broker Mediapro and relaunch the auction for the rights to air matches from the country's top-tier league from 2018 to 2021. Mediapro won the bidding war for the rights in February for EUR 1.05 billion a year but its attempt to auction the rights was revoked after a Milan court ruled that the tender wasn't "properly formulated" and breached antitrust rules following a complaint from Sky Italia.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Mediapro / Mediaset / Perform Group / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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