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Mediaset, Sky Italia in talks over Premium deal - report

Monday 21 November 2016 | 08:59 CET | News
Italian broadcaster Mediaset and pay-TV rival Sky Italia are in contact over a potential agreement involving Mediaset's pay-TV unit Premium after its aborted sale to Vivendi, according to two unnamed sources cited by Reuters. "There has been contact to understand what to do beyond 2018," said one source, referring to the need to submit a joint bid for costly Champions League and Serie A football rights that expire in 2018 and are due for auction in the first half of 2017. However, the parties can't begin formal talks until Mediaset and France's Vivendi resolve their legal battle over their

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