This new development gives little reason for positive thinking about the result of the Mediapro undertaking. While liquidation is a chance, GAFA could be essential for the arrangement.
Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, GAFA have just placed their noses into sports rights and could well exploit the emergency that Ligue 1 is experiencing to put on much more weight in France. Mediapro needs to renegotiate the TV rights procured for the period 2020-2024 against a little more than 800 million euros for each year.
A liberality that the Professional Football League (LFP) doesn’t have any desire to find out about, which promptly requests the exchange of 172 million euros booked for October 17. A cutoff time that won’t fall on schedule.
This Wednesday morning, the Sino-Spanish gathering held onto the Nanterre business court to compel arrangements through a legitimate delegate.
A move which successfully keeps the LFP from recuperating the rights 30 days after any installment default. However as of now, this last result – before another call for tenders – is positively not to be precluded. On the off chance that this were the situation, the “verifiable” market players, for example, Canal + or beIN Sports could obviously return to the front. In any case, not just…
A shooting window for Amazon
A gathering like Amazon, which as of late separated itself by offering itself the “night meetings” of Roland-Garros, as of now has in its portfolio twenty Premier League matches, yet additionally some portion of the rights to the Champions League in Italy or Germany.
Seeing Jeff Bezos’ organization putting resources into the L1 is along these lines not unreasonable. A remarkable opposite. Be that as it may, in sensible extents. “I figure Amazon can situate itself on one match for every day or the enormous banners with the OM, PSG and Lyon pack,” says BFM Business journalist Jérôme Marin on the wireless transmissions of RMC.
There, they can put 200 million for that and there will be individuals intrigued. To purchase the eight games every day, I don’t see their point in them, it’s spending a lot for what they need to get back. “Not a marvel arrangement, at that point.