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Altice suspends TV rights payments to Portuguese clubs

Alex Telles of FC Porto during Liga Nos match (Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Altice, the telecoms operator, has warned that it is suspending its rights fee payments to clubs from Portuguese football’s top two divisions amidst the ongoing postponement of professional football in the country.

Alexandre Fonseca, president of Altice Portugal, told RTL’s Antena 1 radio station today (Tuesday): “In April, and having no compensation, it makes no sense to be paying for a service that is not available.

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