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Digi Sport renews EPL in Czech Republic, Slovakia

Pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport has renewed its rights to the English Premier League in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, from 2019-20.

It new three-season deal was agreed with the IMG agency, which acquired rights in the two countries as part of its wider deal with the league across 26 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.

Digi Sport, which is owned by the Lama Energy Group, held rights in both countries in the previous 2016-17 to 2018-19 cycle. It sublicensed some rights in Slovakia to telco Slovak Telekom.

The 2019-20 season of the Premier League begins on August 9.

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