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La Liga to charge EUR 40 mln for match highlights

Wednesday 19 February 2014 | 11:25 CET | News
The Spanish Football League (LFP) wants to charge broadcasters such as Mediaset, Atresmedia and RTVE up to EUR 40 million for airing match highlights in an effort to increase revenue for teams in La Liga, Spain's top tier league. According to El Economista, LFP president Javier Tebas is in talks with the government to change legislation that allows television companies to show three minutes of match highlights for free. The idea is that the companies that own the rights to broadcast La Liga matches, currently Prisa and Mediapro, will sell exclusive highlights packages to the highest bidder,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Prisa / RTVE
Countries: Spain
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