Deezer Launches Football Content in 14 Countries

Posted by | December 15, 2015 | Deezer

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Live Premier League & FA Cup games, commentary and podcasts via TalkSport

 December 15th, London – Deezer, the leading global music and audio streaming service is expanding its live football commentary and podcasts to 14 additional European countries today, that will sit alongside its library of 35 million songs and 40,000 podcasts. Following the successful launch of Deezer Football earlier this year in the UK and Germany, Deezer listeners across Europe will now be able to catch the non-stop action of the Premier League and FA Cup Games courtesy of talkSPORT.

 

Deezer Football will now be available in the following countries: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Denmark, Spain and Italy. The Premier League and FA Cup game commentary and podcasts will also be accessible to Deezer listeners in Germany for the first time.

 

Listeners will have access to:

 

  • Live match commentary
  • Football podcasts
  • Match fixtures, live updates and results board
  • Football related playlists
  • Content from Deezer Football editors

 

The addition of live, premium sports content allows Deezer to build on its existing news, talk and entertainment offerings. Deezer purchased Stitcher in 2014 and launched full podcast integration in May of this year.

 

“We are delighted to be able to bring Deezer Football to an even wider audience. The addition of sports content on Deezer has already proven popular in the UK and Germany, and we are happy to offer this to our listeners across Europe,” said Alexander Holland, Chief Content and Product Officer at Deezer. “Football fans can listen to their favourite matches live and access the latest podcasts.”

 

“It’s testament to talkSPORT’s world class football coverage that Deezer are taking our content to an even wider audience across Europe,” said Scott Taunton, Chief Executive of talkSPORT.

 

Football on Deezer can now be found on the homepage and in the apps section, and is available to free (ad supported) and Premium users.

 

About Deezer

Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in over 180 countries, with over 6 million subscribers worldwide.  Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest streaming music catalogue in the world, with more than 35 million songs and 40,000 podcasts on any device. Combining the best of man and machine, Deezer’s global editorial team searches for the best music around the world and its algorithmic recommendations help fans discover music they will truly love.  Deezer is available on your favorite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV. 

 

Launched in 2007, Deezer is a privately held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in London, San Francisco and around the world. Deezer is currently available as a free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at deezer.com globally outside the US.

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