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StarHub extends Premier+ early bird offers

StarHub is extending early bird offers for Premier+ to June 30th. This extension also gives customers extra time to conclude their pay-TV service agreements with the existing provider, while avoiding early termination charges. StarHub Mobile Postpaid, Home Broadband, and TV+ customers can sign up for Premier+ at $19.99 per month (Usual: $24.99 per month). Premier+ is also available […]

June 20, 2022

Singapore: StarHub launching Premier+

StarHub has unveiled Premier+, its latest OTT service on StarHub TV+ specially created to offer an immersive Premier League viewing experience. The service will give access to all 380 Premier League matches, with a range of interactive features, when the 2022/23 season starts on August 6th. StarHub will offer the Premier League competition for six […]

June 8, 2022

ISD fraudster hit with £1m bill

A criminal found guilty of supplying illegal streaming devices (ISDs) providing unauthorised access to Premier League content has been ordered to pay back almost £1 million (€1.17m) to the public purse. Steven King masterminded the pirate streaming operation Dreambox and was jailed for seven years and four months in March 2019. At Warwick Crown Court […]

June 7, 2022By Colin Mann

Norway: Viaplay adds Premier League to Allente, Altibox deals

Viaplay Group and Norwegian TV, streaming and broadband provider Altibox have agreed a multi-year expansion of their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. The Viaplay streaming service will remain broadly available to Altibox customers, who will now also have the possibility of following 380 live Premier League games every season when Viaplay Group’s coverage of the […]

June 7, 2022

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

Report: Global streaming consumption up 10% YoY

Global streaming consumption grew 10 per cent globally, including continued growth in mature markets such as North America (5 per cent) and Europe (9 per cent), during Q1 2022 as compared to Q1 2021, according to the latest State of Streaming report from Conviva, the analytics platform for streaming media. “Despite recent news of Netflix’s […]

May 20, 2022

Paramount scores Conmebol football rights

Paramount has secured the broadcast rights from Conmebol to broadcast and stream the Conmebol Libertadores in Latin America and Brazil, as well as the Conmebol Sudamericana in Brazil. Building off the momentum of previous deals for Paramount+ to exclusively stream the Premier League in Mexico and Central America and La Roja in Chile, this deal […]

May 17, 2022

IMG, Premier League extend production deal

The Premier League has extended its deal with the IMG agency, through which the two parties will continue to operate Premier League Productions (PLP). The new three-year deal covers the 2022-23 to 2024-25 period. PLP produces and distributes the Premier League’s international content, including the broadcasting of all 380 matches per season from the tournamnt. […]

May 12, 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

BBC retains live Premier League audio rights

BBC Radio 5 Live has retained its live audio commentary rights for the next three Premier League seasons (2022/23 to 2024/25). 5 Live has secured four of the seven rights packages available for the three seasons ahead. These packages provide 5 Live with live audio commentary rights to all Premier League matches at the following […]

May 10, 2022