EPL stream must make money sense

Singapore fans welcome plans by league to stream matches directly but price is their main concern

A photo taken on Aug 27, 2019, shows a view of a VAR monitor pitchside before the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.
A photo taken on Aug 27, 2019, shows a view of a VAR monitor pitchside before the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.PHOTO: REUTERS

Newcastle United fan Adly Esmadi Rahman pays $99.90 a month for a Singtel TV plan that includes live English Premier League (EPL) games and other entertainment channels.

The 51-year-old senior technician is hoping to get more cost savings if a Netflix-style channel proposed by the EPL kicks off in 2022.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 10, 2020, with the headline 'EPL stream must make money sense'. Subscribe