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Orange bids for French football rights on mobiles

Thursday 8 December 2011 | 13:18 CET | News
Orange has doubled its bid to EUR 20 million for mobile carriage rights to the French professional league (LFP) for the 2012-2016 seasons, compared to the EUR 60 million LFP earns for mobile rights at present, L'Equipe reported before Al-Jazeera won French TV rights for the Champions' League. There are still the mobile rights and six weekly TV Ligue 1 matches to be auctioned, writes La Tribune. The bidders are Canal Plus and Al-Jazeera, which won French rights for the Champions' League and officially says it is not very interested in the remaining Ligue 1 games. Informed sources told the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Canal Plus / Orange Business France
Countries: France
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