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Rai loses initial appeal to air Champions League on FTA

Friday 28 June 2019 | 11:52 CET | News
A Milan court has dismissed an urgent appeal lodged by Italian state broadcaster Rai against Sky Italia's refusal to renew a FTA broadcast rights deal to air UEFA Champions League matches over the period 2019-2021. In a statement, Rai said it would appeal against the ruling on the grounds that the court failed to address the merits of the case and to ensure that its viewers can watch some Champions League games on Wednesday nights over the next two seasons.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: RAI / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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