Football: Singtel secures Barclays Premier League broadcast rights for 3 more seasons

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling aiming to score in a Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa.
Manchester City's Raheem Sterling aiming to score in a Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Telco Singtel announced on Tuesday (Nov 10) that it has secured the broadcast rights to all Barclays Premier League matches for the next three seasons starting in August 2016 .

Sports fans can watch the matches on Singtel TV and on its app Singtel TV Go.

Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Singtel Singapore consumer unit's chief executive officer, said: "We are delighted to bring the Barclays Premier League to Singaporeans for another three seasons. Singtel TV fans can be assured that their football experience stays uninterrupted at rates that remain affordable."

Singtel has been broadcasting the Premier League in Singapore since the start of the 2010/2011 season.

Mr Richard Scudamore, Premier League executive chairman said: "We are very pleased that Singtel has again chosen to invest in Premier League broadcasting rights in Singapore. Singtel currently provides excellent coverage of the Barclays Premier League to fans across the country and we look forward to working with them for another three seasons."

Mr Yuen added: "Since the beginning, our aim (has been) to bring the Premier League and other football properties to as many Singaporeans as possible. Football is for everyone and we intend to work with all relevant parties to make sure fans get access to the best League experience."