BT takes rights to broadcast the next Ashes from Sky

btsportBT will broadcast the next Ashes series from Australia after winning the latest battle in its war with Sky for key television content. BT has signed a five-year deal with Cricket Australia including the 2016-2017 Ashes and the Twenty20 Big Bash tournament.The price is less than £80m, said a person close to the company. Sky had previously paid about £50m for a four-year deal.

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