Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Sky spends £600m on football rights

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 12 September 17

Satellite TV company reportedly beats BT to secure EFL broadcast rights, sees bill increase by 36%

Sky has agreed to spend £600 million for the rights to show football matches from the lower tiers of the English game for a further five seasons following the end of its current deal, reportedly beating BT in an auction process. The U.K. satellite TV provider said it has secured the rights to up to 183 live matches per season starting in 2019/20…

Sky has agreed to spend £600 million for the rights to show football matches from the lower tiers of the English game for a further five seasons following the end of its current deal, reportedly beating BT in an auction process. The U.K. satellite TV provider said it has secured the rights to up to 183 live matches per season starting in 2019/20…

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