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Argentine First Division Clubs Want Broadcasters To Pay $220M For TV Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 02 / 16

The committee "charged with renegotiating the contract for the rights to broadcast Argentine football on Tuesday met with representatives of broadcasters Turner and Fox to continue the talks," according to Andres Morando of OLÉ. After Turner and Fox offered to pay 2B Argentine pesos ($130M) f...

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