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Mediaset Spain secures rights to air Euro 2016 - report

Friday 13 May 2016 | 10:37 CET | News
Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset Spain has finally secured the rights to Euro 2016 less than a month before the football tournament gets underway in France, according to unnamed sources cited by website La Informacion. Mediaset, which owns Spain's leading free-to-air channel Telecinco and Cuatro, broadcast the previous Euro 2008 and Euro 2012 tournaments, both of which were won by Spain. No details have yet been released of the amount paid for the rights, but UEFA was reportedly seeking around EUR 45 million, a figure deemed too high by rivals Atresmedia and TVE.

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