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Mediaset España Secures Free-To-Air Rights To Spain's Copa Del Rey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 18

Mediaset España secured the free-to-air broadcast rights for five games in the final rounds of Spain’s Copa del Rey . Under the terms of the agreement inked with Mediapro, Mediaset will air Thursday's Leganés vs. Real Madrid game on Telecinco, the only quarterfinal ma...

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