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# sportify

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For now, free-to-air television gives sport a safe haven in uncertain waters
‘Free-to-air TV has become an attractive option again in this multi-platform, rights-hungry, rapidly changing landscape,’ writes Tommy Martin.
With illegal streams on the rise and viewer numbers falling, is it time for a Spotify for sport?
Streaming is doing for football fans what file-sharing once did for music buyers, writes Tommy Martin.