LaLiga worth hike in TV deal: Tebas

LaLiga president Javier Tebas believes the Spanish top flight is closing the gap on the popular English Premier League. In Singapore, the number of LaLiga viewers increased by 20 per cent over the last year.
LaLiga president Javier Tebas believes the Spanish top flight is closing the gap on the popular English Premier League. In Singapore, the number of LaLiga viewers increased by 20 per cent over the last year.PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

It will come as no surprise that with two seasons left in its television deal signed with telco StarHub in 2015, LaLiga wants to raise the price of its broadcast deal in Singapore.

That has been the trend with the English Premier League (EPL) juggernaut, and with Spanish football gaining traction here, LaLiga president Javier Tebas confirmed to The Straits Times that Singaporean viewers could be in for another hike.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 15, 2018, with the headline 'LaLiga worth hike in TV deal: Tebas'. Print Edition | Subscribe