The UNCTAD meeting of experts examines competition issues for developing country regulators in the market for audio-visual rights to sports events

Audio-visual sports rights experts step up to the plate* The battle for audio-visual rights to sports events is as fierce as the action on the field, and competition regulators in developing countries must be prepared to play the game. With half the globe glued to screens for the soccer World Cup, the rise of mobile and streaming technologies and evolving economic models – not to mention the staggering amounts of money involved – have raised new competition issues for consumers in developing countries that will be examined at a special session during a three-day meeting of experts organized by UNCTAD. The battle for the right to broadcast events like the World Cup – now entering its last week in Russia –

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UNCTAD - UN Conference on Trade and Development, The UNCTAD meeting of experts examines competition issues for developing country regulators in the market for audio-visual rights to sports events, 5 July 2018, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 94937

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