Tag Archives: Sky Italia

AGCM issues fine to Sky Italia following Serie A marketing violations

Serie A

The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) has issued a €7m (£6.1m) fine to Sky Italia after the pay-television broadcaster was found to have violated the country’s Consumer Code on more than one occasion. AGCM ruled that Sky Italia had failed to market its broadcasting rights to Serie A, the top Italian division of football, on two occasion by suggesting that its …

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‘World Class Supplier’ strategic M&A rockets NYX revenue & earnings

The acquisition of industry sports betting platform and technology provider OpenBet has boosted Toronto-listed NYX Gaming Group (NYX) Q3 2016 corporate revenues to CAD $54.4 million representing a 309% increase on its corresponding 2015 performance. Closing its Q3 2016 performance (period ending 30 September), NYX governance stated that the company had reached its corporate goal of creating a ‘world class …

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Sam Cooke – £113,000 a minute: The TV rights deal and what it means for football

Back in October we featured a story making predictions concerning the then forthcoming TV rights battle for the Premier League, as well as its history and its comparison with other leagues worldwide. Big numbers were being thrown around, and expert estimations were around the £4bn mark. Last week, it was revealed that the finalised figure for the new deal is …

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BskyB European broadcast acquisition could see SkyBet enter Italy & Germany

BskyB’s agreed buy out of Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland broadcast services, could lead to BskyB’s subsidiary sports betting and igaming brand Sky Bet, entering  the European igaming markets. The Deal to incorporate the German and Italian broadcasters from 21st  Century Fox, is estimated to be valued at £5 billion (€6.31 / $8.5 billion). If permitted by Italian and German …

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