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Vodafone requests suspension of Telefonica-Mediapro deal

Thursday 28 January 2016 | 14:51 CET | News
Vodafone Spain has written to communications regulator CNMC to request the suspension of the recent deal between Telefonica and Mediapro to broadcast Spain's top-tier La Liga football league and the UEFA Champions League over the next few seasons, reports El Pais. On 12 January Telefonica agreed to pay Mediapro EUR 2.4 billion to add the BeIN Sport channel to its Movistar+ pay-TV service. Vodafone has now asked the CNMC to declare the agreement invalid if it insists on the exclusive nature of the broadcasting rights because it infringes the conditions imposed on Telefonica following its

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