Listed Events and free-to-air TV: have the Aussies got anything right that we haven’t?

Published 19 October 2012 By: Stephen Ridgway, Alex Haffner

Listed Events and free-to-air TV: have the Aussies got anything right that we haven’t?

The UK has long embraced the idea that certain sporting events are worthy of special protection and should be broadcast for the benefit of the whole population on free-to-air (FTA) television.

 

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Stephen Ridgway

Stephen Ridgway

Stephen is currently Head Counsel at Sky Sports, managing a team primarily responsible for Sky’s media rights arrangements with major sports rights holder including the Premier League, Football League, Formula 1, and the RFU.

Prior to moving in-house at Sky 4 years ago, Stephen qualified and worked for 7 years in the TMT team at Dentons, with a focus on the sports and media sector.

Alex Haffner

Alex Haffner

Alex is a Partner in the Commercial, Sports and IP Team at Fladgate LLP, specialising in the sports, technology and media sectors.

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