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Vodafone Spain pulls out of bidding for Champions League rights - report

Wednesday 11 April 2018 | 09:23 CET | News
Vodafone Spain has decided to pull out of the auction organised by Mediapro for rights to air live games from the Champions League over the next three seasons, according to unnamed sources cited by Europa Press. The operator failed to lodge a bid by the 06 April deadline, although rivals Telefonica and Orange did finally table offers to continue airing Champions League games from August 2018. Vodafone's no-show is unsurprising following the comments of its CEO Antonio Coimbra at MWC in which he pointed out that the company has been put off by the skyrocketing costs of broadcasting rights that

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