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Telefonica, Mediapro reach EUR 2.4 bln football rights deal

Wednesday 13 January 2016 | 08:40 CET | News
Telefonica has reached a deal to acquire Mediapro's rights to broadcast Spain's top-tier La Liga football league and domestic cup competition (Copa del Rey) over the next three seasons, plus the UEFA Champions League and Europa League over the next two seasons, for a total of EUR 2.4 billion. In a statement to Spain's market regulator CNMV, Telefonica confirmed that its DTS unit, which had already been awarded the rights to some La Liga games in a recent auction, will now add Mediapro's BeIN Sports channel to its Movistar+ pay-TV service.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: DTS / Mediapro / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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