Report: Rai and Sky Italia to split Euro 2016 coverage

Italian broadcasters Rai and Sky Italia are to share coverage of this summer’s Uefa Euro 2016 tournament.

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Public-service network Rai will air 27 of the 51 scheduled games on an exclusive, free-to-air basis, according to the Calcio e Finanza website, which cites director general Antonio Campo Dall’Orto.

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The Calcio e Finanza report says the network originally offered €54 million for 23 games, but has ended up agreeing its 27-game deal for ‘close to €70 million’.

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The terms of Sky’s deal and its planned coverage are not available.

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Euro 2016, expanded to 24 teams for the first time, kicks off in France on 10th June and will run for a month.

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