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Sky to lose exclusive Bundesliga broadcasting rights

Thursday 4 February 2016 | 09:58 CET | News
Germany's Bundesliga will not be allowed to sell exclusive rights for live television broadcasts after the country's competition watchdog insisted on a "no single buyer" rule for the imminent Bundesliga rights auction, Reuters reports. While German football fans may have to subscribe to more than one pay-TV service to watch all live broadcasts in future, the rule may yet drive up prices in an auction the Bundesliga owner, the German Football League (DFL), hopes to conclude early this summer.

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Companies: Bertelsmann / Deutsche Telekom / ProSiebenSat.1 / RTL Group / Sky Deutschland
Countries: Germany
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