SingTel, StarHub – CNA

SingTel wins rights to BPL, ESPN STAR Sports

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (SingTel) announced it has won the rights to air Barclays Premier League (BPL) matches across its platforms, as well as exclusive broadcast rights to ESPN STAR Sports for mio TV.

In a statement released Thursday, SingTel said the rights would allow it to broadcast BPL matches on mio TV, the Internet and mobile applications for three years starting August 2010.

SingTel said it has also secured rights to a suite of sports networks and services from ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) for its mio TV customers. ESPNEWS, a brand new 24-hours sports news channel, is slated to be broadcast on mio TV from next month.

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