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SingTel scores BPL broadcast rights for another 3 seasons

Published on Oct 10, 2012 8:39 PM
 
Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring a hat-trick against Southampton during their English Premier League soccer match at Saint Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on Sept 2, 2012. Barclays Premier League (BPL) football is staying on SingTel's mio platform until at least 2016. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Barclays Premier League (BPL) football is staying on SingTel's mio platform until at least 2016.

The pay-TV provider announced on Wednesday that it had secured broadcast rights to all 380 BPL matches for the next three seasons starting from August 2013.

The rights were acquired on a non-exclusive basis.

Said Mr Allen Lew, SingTel's country chief officer and chief executive of its digital life division: "Along with our recent acquisition of the rights to the Uefa Champions League, Uefa Europa League, FA Cup, Serie A, Ligue 1 and other prominent football tournaments, fans can be assured of SingTel's strong commitment to deliver the most comprehensive football experience on mio TV, the home of football."

 
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