YLE elects to share 2022 World Cup rights with MTV

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 logo on show in Doha (AFP via Getty Images)

Public-service broadcaster YLE and commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 have agreed to share rights in Finland to next year's Fifa World Cup, to be held in Qatar.

The agreement is a sublicensing agreement, as YLE secured rights in Finland to the 2022 World Cup in 2018 after dealing directly with Fifa. MTV3 had provided competition to YLE during that rights auction.

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