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Sports Broadcasting Rights: Winners & Losers

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 10 May 2013

Nothing takes up as much television time, worldwide, as live sports coverage. But the exclusive right to broadcast events like Premier League matches or National Football League games doesn't come cheap.
The cost rises with each new contract signed, pricing some broadcasters out of the market and forcing up pay TV subscription prices for consumers. Is this a tenable situation? Where will it lead?

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