Foxtel cuts A$180m from sports rights deals

The Brisbane Broncos and Parramatta Eels face off as the NRL's 2020 season resumes on May 28 (by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel will save A$180m ($129m/€109m) over the next three years in reduced fees negotiated for its sports media-rights deals.

The figure was revealed by Robert Thomson, global CEO of parent company News Corp, during an analyst briefing on the company's fourth-quarter results.

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