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Orange pays EUR 29 mln for French football rights

Monday 30 January 2006 | 10:30 CET | News
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Orange has secured mobile content rights from the French professional football association for the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 seasons in League 1 and 2006-2007 in League 2. Orange will pay an average of EUR 24 million per year for clips and near-real time broadcasting, and EUR 5 million per year for game 'best of' edits. The annual total of EUR 29 million is equivalent to the sum applied by the English premier league, EUR 30 million. SFR and TF1 also bid for the near-real time rights, and only Orange and TF1 competed for the edited 'best of', magazine-type content rights.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Orange
Countries: France
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