Premier League sells three-year live TV rights package for record £3 billion

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By Andrew Warshaw

June 13 – The financial might of top-flight English football reached new heights today when the Premier League announced it had sold its next three-year live television broadcast package in the United Kingdom to BSkyB and BT for a staggering £3.018 billion ($4.7 billion/€3.7 billion) – a £1.254 billion ($1.95 billion/€1.55 billion) increase on the current deal.

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