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Telefonica, Mediapro told to resell La Liga rights to rivals

Thursday 21 January 2016 | 09:34 CET | News
Spain's communications regulator CNMC has sent a letter to both Telefonica and Mediapro to remind them of the obligation to resell the exclusive football rights arising from the deal between the two companies, reports El Confidencial. Last week Telefonica reached an agreement 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.

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Companies: Canal+ / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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