Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a three-season extension to its rights deal in the Middle East and North Africa region for football’s English Premier League.
The deal announced today (Friday) covers the 2019-20 to 2021-22 campaigns. Premier League fans in Mena will be able to watch all 380 games per season exclusively live on beIN, in addition to having access to comprehensive magazine programming, including pre- and post-match shows, as well as daily highlights and weekly wrap-up programmes.
Through beIN’s OTT service, beIN Connect, subscribers will be able to watch all Premier League content, including the live streaming of matches, across web, tablet and mobile devices.
The Premier League will remain in beIN’s broad football portfolio, which includes rights to Spain’s LaLiga, the German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and Italy’s Serie A.
In addition, beIN also holds rights to all major international club and country competitions – including the Uefa Champions League and Europa League; all major competitions staged by the Confederation of African Football, Asian Football Confederation and Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, together with the Fifa World Cup and Uefa European Championships.