Sky Secures Pact to Broadcast European Football Tournament

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U.K. telecommunications company Sky PLC (SKY.LN) said Tuesday its German unit Sky Deutschland has secured rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League, a European club football competition, in Germany and Austria.

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Sky Deutschland will broadcast the 2018/19 through 2020/21 seasons across satellite, cable, IPTV, web and mobile platforms, the company said.

Shares of Sky at 0939 GMT down 0.1% lower at 976 pence.

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June 13, 2017 06:01 ET (10:01 GMT)