Rai’s Euro 2020 coverage blocked in Malta to protect PBS exclusivity

Action from Italy-Austria at Wembley Stadium on June 26, 2021 (Photo by Alex Morton - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Public Broadcasting Services, the Maltese public broadcaster, has enforced its exclusivity to the ongoing Uefa European Championship after Italian television coverage of Italy’s latest match was made unavailable on the island.

Despite coverage from Italian public broadcaster Rai being available for the Azzurri’s group-stage matches, viewers hoping to watch Italian-language coverage of Saturday evening’s round-of-16 clash against Austria were left disappointed.

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