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ESPN extends Premier League rights in South America

January 18, 2022

Disney-owned ESPN has retained the Premier League TV rights in South America after agreeing a new three-year deal, from 2022 to 2025.

The value of the deal is reportedly £250 million (€219.4m) across the three years, representing a 35 per cent increase, and covers Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The Star+ platform, which Disney launched regionally in June 2021, will be the digital home for all 380 matches a season to be broadcasted across the continent.

WarnerMedia is also believed to have been bidding for the rights.

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