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ManU Exec Vice-Chair Woodward 'Welcomes' Digital Companies' Bids For Streaming Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 22 / 17

Premier League clubs expect digital companies such as Amazon and Facebook to bid for streaming rights in next year's auction, ManU Exec Vice-Chair Ed Woodward revealed, according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. Competition from such companies "would pose a big threat to Sky and BT Sport's hol...

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