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Sky Italia, Rai reach Euro 2016 football deal

Friday 19 February 2016 | 14:51 CET | News
Italian state broadcaster Rai has reached a deal with Sky Italia to broadcast 27 of the 51 matches due to be played at the Euro 2016 football championship, reports website Calcio e Finanza, citing Rai director general Antonio Campo Dall'Orto. "We have closed the deal for the next European football championship. We will air 27 games on an exclusive basis on FTA," said Dall'Orto at the presentation of Rai's new directors. The state broadcaster initially offered EUR 54 million for 23 games but will end up paying close to EUR 70 million for 27, including those of the Italian national team, said

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