The Italian competition authority’s investigation into the sale of rights for Serie A is ostensibly a disaster for MP & Silva and B4 and a let-off for IMG. But MP & Silva and B4 are no longer active and IMG could yet face a major problem. The agency could be hit with a substantial damages claim by the league for lost earnings.
Italy’s Lega Serie A is heading for a big drop in the value of the media rights to the Coppa Italia and the Italian Super Cup following last year’s decision to take the rights in-house and sell market-by-market.
Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media has backtracked on its claim to have acquired broadcast rights to the 2018-19 Coppa Italia club football knockout competition in France, Australia and New Zealand
Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has regained rights in France to the Coppa Italia club football knockout competition after a four-year hiatus
Indian OTT platform Hungama Play has struck an agreement with digital media company Veqta to show coverage of football’s Coppa Italia.