Wimbledon TV rights

  • Astra 28.2°E - Eurosport is the first pay-TV broadcaster to air Wimbledon in UK history

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    The Championships, commonly known as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, been held at the All England Club in London, since 1877.

    Since the Australian Open shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon is the only major still played on grass. Wimbledon is widely considered as the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. Wimbledon Championships 2016 are scheduled to begin on 27 June 2016 and bring the best of tennis over next two weeks, culminating with the single's finals.

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  • Wimbledon could go on Pay-TV

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    The BBC television starts talks that could eventually lead to wimbledon being shown on Pay-TV. Amid fears of cuts to it’s license in the next round of negotiations in 2016, BBC starts to build alliances with the commercial sector to share Wimbledon broadcasting rights.

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