SkyNet acquires Premier League rights in Myanmar

SkyNet acquires Premier League rights in Myanmar


MUMBAI: SkyNet has been awarded the live audio-visual broadcast rights for all 380 English Premier League matches per season for seasons 2013/16 in Myanmar.

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore said, "We are extremely pleased that SkyNet has chosen to invest in the Premier League and welcome them as a new broadcast partner. We look forward to developing a strong working relationship with them as they showcase the Barclays Premier League to our fans in Myanmar."

SkyNet MD Daw Myint Myint Win said, "Football is the key driver for SkyNet and the acquisition of the BPL rights is the culmination of SkyNet?s comprehensive football offering. We are thrilled to have the opportunity of working with the BPL to develop its popularity in Myanmar.

"This was the first time the BPL rights were offered to the territory of Myanmar on a standalone basis and, despite intense competition from international companies, SkyNet is delighted to be able to offer the world?s most-followed football league to its viewers."