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Singtel, StarHub Land Champions League Rights


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Singaporean platforms Singtel and StarHub have each announced deals to deliver access to live coverage from the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

Singtel released a joint statement with rights holder beIN Sports announcing that the coverage of the premier European club football tournaments will be available through the World Sports+ add-on pack, as well as the Action Trio, Variety and Value packs.

Goh Seow Eng, managing director, home, consumer Singapore at Singtel, noted, “We thank our customers for their patience as we engaged the rights owner for many months. Our efforts have paid off with both top UEFA competitions secured. Together with the Premier League and FA Cup, our customers will experience the drama and suspense of some of the world’s most popular tournaments in their living rooms.”

Mike Kerr, managing director of Asia at beIN Asia Pacific, added, “We are excited to collaborate with Singtel TV for UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. They are the only annual football tournaments where all greatest European clubs meet and megastars of football such as Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar and Salah gather to battle for supremacy. We look forward to working alongside Singtel to deliver the best football experience and would like to thank fans for their continued support.”

On StarHub, subscribers can access the coverage via beIN SPORTS HD as well as the platform’s Hub Sports channels.








About Mansha Daswani

Mansha Daswani is the editor and associate publisher of World Screen. She can be reached on mdaswani@worldscreen.com.

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