Network TEN has acquired the broadcast rights for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
It is believed to have cost the network $30m.
The major win follows the announcemount of 24-hour digital sports channel ONE HD and the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi , which it shares with Foxtel.
TEN on-sold the pay-TV, internet and mobile phone rights to the 2010 Commonwealth Games for about $15 million but has the complete rights package, including free-to-air, subscription, mobile phone, internet and radio for 2014.
The Herald Sun reports TEN is keeping its options open on all TV-related rights because, in the lead-up to TV’s analogue signal being switched off in 2013, and potential changes to the sports anti-siphoning list.
Source: Herald Sun