Extended Partnership to include official English Premier League live commentaries
September 28, 2017 – London: Deezer, the world’s most diverse, dynamic and personal music streaming service, has today announced the expansion of its football partnership with talkSPORT, global audio partner of the Premier League, into Asia Pacific. Football fans in Australia and Malaysia will now have immediate access to all English Premier games.
The exclusive partnership includes:
- Full access to all English Premier League Games including pre-match, half-time and post-match programming
- Live commentaries in English for users in Australia
- Live commentaries in English and Bahasa Malay for users in Malaysia
- Available to all Deezer Premium+ subscribers
- Football related playlists
“As football is loved around the world, with 42% of Internet users watching EPL in APAC alone*, we are thrilled to bring fans in Australia and Malaysia even closer to the live experience through our extended partnership with talkSPORT. Following deals with premier Football clubs, Manchester United and FC Barcelona, expanding our relationship with talkSPORT in these two new territories reinforces our commitment to football and to providing consumers with the best entertainment audio experience” said Henrik Karlberg, Deezer CEO Asia.
“It’s hugely exciting to be bringing talkSPORT’s official live EPL coverage to fans in Malaysia and Australia via this extended partnership with Deezer”, said Jimmy Buckland, International Director, talkSPORT. “The 17/18 EPL season is set to be one of the most competitive in recent memory, and our unique audio coverage will enable Deezer users to experience all the key moments of drama as they unfold”.
*Global Web Index August 2017
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