Three years ago, the platform of television Via Digitalis (now fused in Digital+) bought the rights of emission for Spain of the World-wide one of Germany of the 2006, by which it paid about 78 million Euros. Now, disappeared Via Digitalis, the proprietor of these rights is Telephone, at that time maximum shareholder of the platform driven by the Government of the PP. And 18 months of the inauguration of the World-wide one, already the movements have begun to place these rights in some television, that could well be the TVE.
Spanish television has recognized its interest by the World-wide one of Germany, and that already is predicted one first meeting with the operator for the next week. But all this is still simple takings of contact until the real value of these rights is known. And this value will give the Spanish selection it: if it is classified or it does not stop the final phase of Germany, the price of these rights of emission will vary much.
An example than the rights with the Spanish selection in game can arrive merit is giving the price it of the parties of classification of the World-wide one. Thus, for example, Antenna 3 the past paid to autumn by the parties Bosnia Herzegovina-Spain and Lithuania-Spain about four million Euros (around 665 million pesetas), and 10 days ago it announced the acquisition of three parties more: Serbia-Spain, Belgium-Spain and San Sailor-Spain. Sources near the negotiations considered that the Planet chain has paid by this package about six million Euros (billions of pesetas).
(the Newspaper, 23-02-05)