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RTVE acquires Copa del Rey TV rights

October 3, 2022

From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spanish public broadcaster, RTVE, has paid €30 million for the TV rights to Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) for the next three seasons until 2025. RTVE will broadcast 15 free-to-air football matches from the tournament for every season of the deal. Initially, the Spanish Football Federation was expectin to get around €14 million for this FTA package per season, but RTVE’s bid was the closest at €10 million per year. With the acquisition, the Copa del Rey will now be offered by RTVE and Mediaset in the country.With the move, RTVE has strengthened its football offering as a way to boost audience ratings. The broadcaster has also acquired the Qatar World Cup rights for €35 million and the Euro 2024 rights for around €40 million.

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