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Vodafone, Orange reach deal to air La Liga games until 2019

Monday 11 April 2016 | 11:13 CET | News
Vodafone and Orange's Spanish subsidiaries have separately announced deals with Mediapro to broadcast the BeIN Sport La Liga channel on their TV platforms over the next three seasons. The deals come three months after 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) until 2019. Although Telefonica was hoping to offer the BeIN Sport La Liga channel on an exclusive basis, telecoms watchdog CNMC warned the company that it could face disciplinary proceedings for infringing the conditions

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Mediapro / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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