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Mediaset requests reform of Italian football rights tender

Friday 2 June 2017 | 15:23 CET | News
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has filed a complaint with communications regulator Agcom, antitrust authority AGCM and the Italian football league (Lega Calcio) to request that the terms for the auction of TV rights to Italy's top tier Serie A league be changed on antitrust grounds. The broadcaster said new conditions for the auction are required because the tender as it stands is "highly unbalanced", infringes the "no single buyer rule" and penalises the rights of the majority of Italian football fans who are "forced to adhere to only one commercial offer".

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset
Countries: Italy
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