Tuesday, 26 September 2017

BT spends £1.2bn to extend Champions League rights

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 06 March 17

U.K. incumbent's costly content push continues with exclusive broadcast deal until 2021.

BT on Monday paid £1.2 billion (€1.39 billion) to extend its exclusive rights to broadcast UEFA Champions League and Europa League football in the U.K. for three more years. It represents the incumbent's most costly content deal to date. "The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League are two of the best competitions in the world and we would like to thank UEFA for choosing us as their exclusive broadcast partner in the U…

BT on Monday paid £1.2 billion (€1.39 billion) to extend its exclusive rights to broadcast UEFA Champions League and Europa League football in the U.K. for three more years. It represents the incumbent's most costly content deal to date. "The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League are two of the best competitions in the world and we would like to thank UEFA for choosing us as their exclusive broadcast partner in the U…

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