Astro wins Premier League rights for Malaysia
February 4, 2016
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro), the Malaysian media entertainment group, has successfully secured the Premier League (EPL) broadcast rights in Malaysia for the next three seasons from 2016/17 to 2018/19.
Henry Tan, Chief Operating Officer of Astro said, “Astro has strengthened its position as the home of sports and the unrivalled choice for sports fans by winning the rights to all Premier League matches for the seasons from 2016/17 to 2018/19. We are pleased to continue our association with the Premier League to provide unmatched coverage of the biggest and most exciting football league in the world for the next 3 years. Every fervent football fan in Malaysia will have the best front row seat to catch every match and every story of their favourite teams, as ALL 380 Premier League matches every season will be available LIVE on Astro TV in full HD and on all mobile devices via Astro on the Go (AOTG)”.
Richard Scudamore, Executive Chairman of Premier League said, “We are very pleased that Astro has again chosen to invest in our broadcasting rights in Malaysia. The popularity of the Premier League continues to grow in Malaysia and Astro’s high quality production of our competition is a key reason for that. We look forward to continuing to work with Astro to make the best Premier League content available to our fans across the country.”