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Astro Malaysia extends Premier League rights

September 26, 2018

Astro Malaysia has successfully secured the Premier League broadcast rights in Malaysia for the next three seasons from 2019/20 to 2021/22.

Lee Choong Khay, Chief of Sports, Astro said: “We are pleased to continue our longstanding partnership with Premier League to provide unrivalled coverage of the biggest and most exciting football league in the world. With all 380 matches available live in HD on Astro TV and Astro GO, every football fan can catch every match and cheer for their favourite clubs. We hope to excite sports customers by broadcasting selected live matches of the new season in 4K UHD. We look forward to rollout our 4K UHD offerings to provide the most premium and immersive sports viewing experience.”

Richard Scudamore, Premier League Executive Chairman added: “Football fans in Malaysia are known for their passionate following of the Premier League and our clubs. Astro does an excellent job making the competition available to them on a range of platforms and we are very pleased they will continue as our exclusive broadcast partner until the end of season 2021/22.”

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