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Prisa ordered to pay Mediapro EUR 51 mln in football rights case

Friday 12 April 2019 | 16:25 CET | News
The Provincial Court of Madrid has ordered media group Prisa to pay Spanish broadcaster Mediapro a total of EUR 51 million in damages in the latest ruling handed down in a long-running dispute over football content rights. The 12-year legal conflict between the two companies, which came to be dubbed "the football war", kicked off after Prisa accused Mediapro of breach of contract for signing deals directly with football clubs from La Liga, Spain's top-tier league, and cut the signal to its customers back in 2007. The country's Supreme Court finally accepted the appeal lodged by Mediapro in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediapro / Prisa
Countries: Spain
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