RCS-RDS (Romania)

German telco Deutsche Telekom is reportedly facing problems in selling its stake in its Romanian subsidiary, Telekom Romania, as rival telco RCS & RDS look to navigate around any  anti-competitive issues.

Gazzetta TV, the Italian sports channel operated by the RCS MediaGroup, has acquired rights for the 2015 edition of the Copa América national team football tournament.

The RCS Sport agency, organiser and commercial rights-holder of the Giro d’Italia, has agreed a deal with the Velon umbrella group of WorldTour cycling teams under which on-bike footage will be delivered for this year’s edition of Italy’s ‘Grand Tour’ event, which commences tomorrow (Saturday).

Italy’s RCS MediaGroup has launched its new Gazzetta dello Sport-themed television channel.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has acquired rights for the Giro d’Italia and a number of other cycling races.

Romanian pay-television broadcaster RCS-RDS has agreed a sublicensing deal with media company Intel Sky Broadcasting for rights to the domestic Liga 1 top-tier and Cupa Ligii knockout football tournaments.

Italy’s RCS MediaGroup plans to spend up to €60m ($75m) over five years on launching a new sports television channel, according to the TV Digital Divide website.

The Romanian competition authority has launched an investigation into the sale of media rights for the country’s Liga 1 domestic top-tier football tournament.

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