Premier League TV rights £3bn deal a 'decent increase'


BT has secured the rights to broadcast 38 Premier League games for each of the seasons from 2013-14 to 2015-16.

BSkyB will continue to show the majority of matches, having secured the rights to 116 games per season, the Premier League said.

The sales raised £3.018bn, an increase of £1.25bn on the current package which shares rights between BSkyB and ESPN.

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore described the deal as a "decent commercial increase".

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