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Mediaset Spain confirms Euro 2016 rights deal

Thursday 19 May 2016 | 09:17 CET | News
Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset Spain has confirmed a deal with UEFA to broadcast 23 matches of the Euro 2016 football tournament on its free-to-air channels Telecinco and Cuatro. The deal includes the opening match between France and Hungary, all matches featuring Spain plus the closing stages of the tournament. In a statement, the company said it had paid "a fair price" to secure the rights. According to Spanish press reports, UEFA was said to be seeking around EUR 45 million for the rights, a figure considered too high by rivals Atresmedia and TVE.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Telecinco
Countries: Spain
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