Sky not worried by EU result
As expected the EU Comeptition Commission has expressed its satisfaction with the Premier League’s TV rights packages on offer for 2007 onwards. Despite the headlines across various media it is unlikely to affect BSkyB too much in that they are highly likely to win 5 out of the 6 live packages on offer. This will leave one rights packages available with games of questionable appeal.
Sky may lose monopoly(Filed: 18/11/2005) BSkyB may be losing its 13-year monopoly over screening live Premiership football but confirmation that it will be free to bid for five of the six packages on offer reassured investors in the satellite broadcaster yesterday
BSkyB have done a great job in covering football since the formation of the Premier League and will continue to provide the innovation in football coverage on television.
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