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Italy: Antitrust fines Sky in football TV rights case

 |  April 20, 2016

Broadcasters Mediaset and Sky Italia, a unit of Sky Plc, have been fined 55.4 million euros for violating competition laws in the 2014 sale of football rights, the Italian antitrust said on Wednesday.

In a statement, the competition watchdog said it had fined Mediaset 51.4 million euros in the case and Sky Italia 4 million euros.

The watchdog also fined Infront, the Swiss-based agency that managed the auction process, 9 million euros and Lega Calcio 1.9 million euros.

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