Bidding for EPL 2013-2016 TV rights has begun. (link)
by G.K.Chesterton (2012-09-21 13:30:44)
[ cannot delete ]   [ Edit ]   [ Return to Olympic ]   [ Show All Thread ]   [ Ignore Poster ]   [ Report Post ]   [ Highlight Poster ]   [ Reply ]


Al Jazeera will pay anything to get them.
by SavageDragon  (2012-09-21 13:51:58)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

It would give them just short of a monopoly of top-tier football. With that, they'd also have the win-win proposition of (a) selling LOTS of pay-per-view content, or (b) strong-arming cable providers into favorable distribution contracts for the new beIN channel.

The contents of this post represent the views of the author. is not responsible for its contents.