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Sky beats Mediaset to Italian Champions League rights

Thursday 15 June 2017 | 08:41 CET | News
Sky Italia has been awarded the exclusive rights to broadcast UEFA Champions League football games in Italy from 2018 after outbidding commercial broadcaster Mediaset. In a statement Sky said it won rights to air over 340 Champions League and Europa League games from 2018 to 2021 for an undisclosed amount. An unnamed Reuters source earlier said the company had bid around EUR 270-290 million per season, with Mediaset's bid in excess of the EUR 227 million per season it offered when it won the previous 2014 auction.

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