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ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK SCORES PREMIER LEAGUE RIGHTS FOR TAIWAN

By July 4, 2016 No Comments

ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK is excited to announce a multi-year agreement with MP & Silva to bring LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of the Premier League to fans in Taiwan.

From the beginning of the 2016-17 season, football fans will be treated to an average of more than six games per week from the most-watched league in the world on ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK, as famous teams including Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool battle it out with reigning champions Leicester City for the title.

Each week, viewers will be able to watch LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of many of the biggest names in world football on the ELEVEN SPORTS digital service, as star players including Wayne Rooney, Philippe Coutinho, Sergio Agüero, Harry Kane, Eden Hazard and Alexis Sánchez go toe-to-toe on the pitch.

“Building on the acquisition of Premier League rights for Singapore via an agreement with Singtel, we are delighted to now bring the most popular league in the world exclusively to supporters in Taiwan,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK. “ELEVEN is the home of English football in Taiwan, and we are looking forward to showcasing every major domestic league and cup competition from England next season.”

Formed in 1992 and entering its 25th season in August, the Premier League is broadcast to 900 million homes in 190 countries around the world.

Paul Molnar, Premier League Director of Broadcasting, said: “We are very pleased that ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK has come to an agreement with MP & Silva for these rights. We are confident they will make the best Premier League action available to our fans across Taiwan.”

Every football fan in Taiwan can follow the twists and turns of the Premier League season anytime, anywhere, on the ELEVEN SPORTS digital service available at www.elevensports.tw, and via the app which can be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store.

Subscribers will have a front-row seat to action from every major domestic league and cup competition in England on ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK, with matches from the Premier League, Emirates FA Cup, FA Community Shield, English Football League and EFL Cup, and should never miss a moment of action with the Catch Up feature allowing them to watch any matches shown in the past 24 hours.

Moreover, viewers can currently enjoy a feast of football thanks to LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of this year’s biggest international football tournament, UEFA EURO 2016, which will help carry the nation’s football fans to the start of the Premier League season.

In addition to all this top-level football, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK shows LIVE coverage of table tennis, badminton, basketball and tennis events from around the world, as well as more football from competitions including the Italian Serie A TIM, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Scottish Professional Football League, and further international action from the CONMEBOL 2018 World Cup Russia qualifiers and England international friendlies.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK:
Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK is a brand new global sports network dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. Initial launches include multiple channels across select domestic markets, with Taiwan receiving more than 2,500 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, as well as news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The pay TV channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and produced to the highest international production standards.

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