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Sky and Eurosport face off over Bundesliga rights -- report

Wednesday 1 February 2017 | 10:39 CET | News
Negotiations between Sky and Eurosport over broadcasting rights to live Bundesliga games have hit a stumbling block, with the fate of Discovery channels on Sky platforms in question, according to a report in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. In the most recent Bundesliga rights auction, Sky acquired the majority of broadcasts until 2020/2021 for a price of EUR 876 million per season. However, antitrust regulations prevented Sky from purchasing all games, resulting in Eurosport securing rights over Fridays, Mondays and some Sunday games, as well as relegation games.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Discovery Networks / Sky
Countries: Germany
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