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Qatar-based Al Jazeera has initiated "informal contacts" with Barcelona-based Mediapro to explore the possibility of acquiring Spanish soccer league TV rights from September 2015.
The network is scheduled for an Aug. 17 launch and will be available in the 90 million homes reached by its ancestor Speed.