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Premier League finale sees record data peak on Virgin Media O2

The frenetic final showdown of the Premier League on May 22nd resulted in the highest ever data traffic peak on the Virgin Media O2 mobile network. With fans transfixed by unfolding drama, they took to their phones to stream, socialise, check scores and share their feelings as it unfolded. The rare occasion – when all […]

May 24, 2022

Forecast: EPL international rights fees to overtake domestic

Manchester City became the highest earning football club for the 2020/2021 season, according to Deloitte’s Football Money League study. The English club generated €644.9 million of revenue, thus ranking higher than Spain’s Real Madrid and Germany’ Bayern Munich. Manchester City also overtook Spain’s Barcelona, who topped last season’s edition, and now places fourth. The 2020/2021 […]

May 11, 2022

Recast unveils Recast Publish tech

Subscription-free live and on-demand video streaming platform Recast has unveiled new technology that it says will make it easier for rights holders across the global sports and entertainment landscape to control and monetise their content. Recast Publish aims to put more control over Channels in the hands of rights holders – allowing them additional freedom […]

April 28, 2022

Star India extends Premier League deal

The Premier League has extended its coverage in the India with a renewal of its media rights arrangement with Star India. As a result of the contract extension between the English top-flight football league and the India-facing subsidiary of the The Walt Disney Corporation, Star India will continue to broadcast Premier League matches until 2025.  […]

March 16, 2022

Premier League ends Russia TV deal

The Premier League has suspended a deal with its Russian broadcast partner to air football matches in the country. The agreement, made with Rambler (Okko Sport), takes place with immediate effect. In a statement the Premier League said: “The League strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We call for peace and our thoughts are with […]

March 9, 2022

Premier League on StarHub

StarHub has acquired the Premier League rights in Singapore for the next six years. StarHub will be rolling out access to all customers, and says it will be making matches “more accessible and affordable to Singaporeans”, across StarHub TV+, mobile and broadband offerings. Full pricing details will be announced in June. StarHub will offer all […]

February 21, 2022

Hong Kong: Now TV extends Premier League rights

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for Premier League football on pay-TV for the seasons 2022/23 to 2024/25 in Hong Kong, making it the city’s Premier League broadcaster for 12 consecutive years. Now TV will continue to deliver live coverage of all 380 matches for every season, […]

February 17, 2022

Recast hosts top eSports teams

A number of top eSports teams have joined video platform Recast. The OTT platform, which sees fans directly contributing to the teams and sports they enjoy by watching content, will host updates, including exclusive content, from Viperio, LDN UTD, Team Gullit and Katana Gaming. Viperio, with players battling it out in competitions across titles such […]

February 3, 2022

ESPN extends Premier League rights in South America

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. […]

January 18, 2022

fuboTV scores Premier League rights in Canada

fuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform, will be the exclusive home to the Premier League in the Canadian market for the next three seasons beginning in 2022/2023. fuboTV will exclusively carry all 380 Premier League matches each season and shoulder programming on its platform through the 2024/2025 season. All content will stream live on […]

January 14, 2022