UK telecommunications company BT has secured a victory in the Court of Appeal that will force the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) to re-examine its decision to stop pay-television broadcaster BSkyB being forced to offer its main sports channels to rivals at a discount.
UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has snatched the rights to cricket’s Indian Premier League, TV Sports Markets understands, beating off competition from rival pay-television operator BT and commercial broadcaster ITV, the UK rights-holder for the last four seasons.
Sky keeps BT at arm’s length with seven long-term rights deals
UK pay-television broadcasters BSkyB and BT Sport were in advanced talks yesterday (Thursday) evening over a proposed deal to share broadcast coverage of European club rugby union’s top tournament, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper.
Marc Watson, the chief executive of UK telecommunications company BT’s television arm, expects to strike a deal eventually with pay-television broadcaster BSkyB that would allow the two rivals to broadcast each other’s sports channels.
Eurosport set to tie up French Open in long-term deal to cement its grip on grand slam tennis
Interview with Hugh Roberts, owner of the SweetSpot Group, on retaining its contract to act as event host of the Tour of Britain.
SweetSpot outlines TV plans after renewing Tour of Britain contract for next five years
Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies
The FA and Football League cash in as Sky and BT scrap for content
In its haste to exit the UK, ESPN may have missed an opportunity with its ESPN America channel
SPL drops Sportfive for MP & Silva premium in nine-year deal for international rights