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Mediapro beats rivals to Spanish Champions League rights

Friday 23 June 2017 | 08:29 CET | News
Broadcaster Mediapro has again won the exclusive rights to air live games from the Champions League on its beIN Sports channel over the next three seasons, beating out bids from Mediaset, TVE, Atresmedia and TV3, reports local daily El Espanol. The deal raises the possibility that no Champions League games will be available on free-to-air TV in Spain for the first time. According to the report, Mediapro paid over EUR 1 billion to keep hold of the rights, over 30 percent than the amount paid for the previous three-season deal.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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