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TIM-Dazn Serie A rights deal 'may harm competition' - Sky Italia

Friday 26 February 2021 | 09:39 CET | News
The agreement between Telecom Italia (TIM) and sports streaming Dazn over rights to air matches from Italy's top-tier Serie A football league for the 2021-24 cycle could harm competition, according to a letter sent to Lega Seria A by Sky Italia. "Such a distribution accord may potentially generate competition issues," said Sky in a letter seen by Reuters, going on to add that "in the interest of millions of Italian football fans, we believe it's extremely important Serie A matches are distributed across all platforms and the broadest number of devices possible."

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Dazn / Sky Italia / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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