SingTel wins rights to EPL, ESPN Sports
September 5, 2009
Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has won the rights to air Barclays English Premier League matches across its platforms, as well as exclusive broadcast rights to ESPN Star Sports for mio TV.
The rights will allow SingTel to broadcast EPL matches on mio TV, the Internet and mobile applications for three years starting August next year, and also programme offerings under ESPN, which include the FA Cup, Formula One, the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open Golf Championship.
A new 24-hour sports news channel, called ESPNEWS, is also slated for broadcast on mio TV from next month.