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Mediapro awarded rights to Italy's Serie A

Tuesday 6 February 2018 | 09:38 CET | News
Italy's top-tier Serie A football league has announced that the domestic TV rights to air matches for the 2018-2021 seasons have been awarded to Spanish broadcaster Mediapro for EUR 1.05 billion a year. "The offer of EUR 1,050,001,000 is superior to the minimum requested in the invitation to tender," said Lega Serie A in a statement after bids of around EUR 830 million from Italian broadcaster Mediaset and Sky Italia failed to reach the league's minimum threshold set for the deal.

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