French Deal a Slam for Tennis Channel

Reynolds, Mike
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p38
The article reports that Tennis Channel has signed a nine-year deal with the French Tennis Federation for exclusive nonbroadcast domestic television and other rights for the French Open. The deal places the channel on the Grand Slam stage three years into its existence. According to chairman and CEO Ken Solomon, Tennis Channel can sublicense rights to other outlets. Solomon cited on-demand and subscription video as option to extend the network's availability.


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