TITLE

Fox, Telemundo Score FIFA World Cup Rights

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/24/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 40, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the English- and Spanish-language U.S. media rights secured by Fox Sports and Telemundo to the 2018 and 2022 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup soccer tournaments, respectively. It notes that Fox Sports paid more than 400 million dollars for the rights and outbid the incumbent ESPN which has held the World Cup rights since 2010. It adds that Telemundo also paid 600 million dollars for the FIFA Spanish-language U.S. rights.
ACCESSION #
67163847

 

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