Original article by Max Mason
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 16 : 6-Jun-19
There is speculation that digital platforms such as Facebook could bid for exclusive broadcasting rights to key sports when existing deals expire. However, Nine Entertainment Company CEO Hugh Marks says digital players are unlikely to seek exclusive rights to sports such as the Australian Football League and the National Rugby League in the near-term. Broadcasting right for both codes expire in 2022.
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