Premier Sports has acquired the rights to air the Italian Serie A in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland until the end of the 2020-21 season. The digital TV network will show at least six matches every match day, with broadcasts available on its OTT platform Premier Player. The deal was sealed after subscription service Eleven Sports decided to sell its Serie A rights in the aforementioned territories.
British free-to-air television network FreeSports has secured rights to the Portuguese Primeira Liga. The broadcaster, which operates under pay-TV operator Premier Sports, will air live Liga NOS matches in the UK and Ireland in full HD. Coverage of Portugal’s top tier football division on FreeSports is expected to be available to stream live on the network’s official streaming service FreeSports Player, which is available to users on both Android and iOS devices, and smart TVs.
Premier Sports and La Liga have agreed a deal that will see Premier Sports 1 and Premier Sports 2 telecasting live La Liga matches on UK TV during the 2019/2020 season in high definition. Match highlights will also be shown on both channels.
Pay television network Premier Sports has acquired British broadcast rights to the Scottish League Cup. Starting from the 2020/21 season through 2025, Premier Sports will show a dozen matches live, every season. Scottish League Cup match highlights will also be available on Premier Sports’ TV channels in the UK. Streaming may be available online and on mobile devices via over-the-top (OTT) service Premier Player.