talkSPORT PARTNERS WITH ELEVEN SPORTS TO BRING EXCLUSIVE PREMIER LEAGUE COMMENTARY TO SINGAPORE
With under three weeks to go until the start of the 2017/18 season, talkSPORT has entered an agreement with ELEVEN SPORTS to bring EXCLUSIVE Premier League live audio to fans in Singapore.
As global audio partner of the Premier League, talkSPORT controls an exclusive package of international audio rights that allows the station to broadcast official live commentary of all 380 matches in any language to listeners around the world, outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland. The station has the rights until 2019.
The agreement means that ELEVEN SPORTS will stream live audio commentary of all 380 Premier League matches in English and up to 190 matches (5 Matches per week) in Mandarin . The audio deal is innovational, and establishes ELEVEN as the leading player and the go to destination for fans on the move seeking audio coverage of one of the world’s most coveted domestic leagues.
“We are excited to bring official Premier League audio commentary to fans in Singapore. This ensures loyal fans who are not able to watch the matches do not miss out, while it also serves as a rich supplementary offer for those watching on TV,” said Shalu Wasu, Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS Singapore. “We are committed to serving the fans and in addition to covering every Premier League match in English, we are thrilled to offer five top matches a week in Mandarin, ensuring many fans can enjoy the matches in their mother tongue.”
“We’re really proud to bring the passion and excitement of the English Premier League to Singapore fans through this partnership with ELEVEN SPORTS,” said Jimmy Buckland, International Director, talkSPORT. “talkSPORT has the unique ability to provide world-class commentary and expert insight alongside all of the live drama of a 90-minute football match. We can’t wait for a new audience to access the English Premier League in a whole new way.”
Aside from providing an alternative way for fans to experience action LIVE while on the go, the agreement also allows ELEVEN to explore and develop new commercial partnerships.
Official Live Premier League commentaries and more exclusive audio will be made available to existing Value Pass subscribers at no additional cost, and will be part of the Eleven Value Pass, available from $9.90 a month at www.elevensports.sg.
The audio streams will be available via the Eleven Sports App for iOS, Android, Apple TV, selected Samsung Smart TV’s, and desktop browsers in Singapore.
Subscribers in Singapore have a front row seat to an array of top-class premium and localised content on ELEVEN SPORTS including; Emirates FA Cup, Serie A, English Football League, NBA, ATP 250 Tennis, PSA Squash World Series, Asian Badminton Team Championships, International Table Tennis Federation Championships, Singapore Lions international matches and much more.