MP & Silva seals Premier League rights deal in Asia

The MP & Silva agency has confirmed it has struck a deal to distribute the next cycle of rights for football’s English Premier League in multiple territories in Asia.

The rights will cover three seasons, from 2016-17 to 2018-19. The deal covers Japan, Mongolia, the Pacific Islands, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam – covering a total of 28 countries.

The agreement comprises exclusive rights for live coverage of the league across all platforms plus clip packages.

The agency’s deals covering Japan and the Philippines were first reported in the November 6 edition of TV Sports Markets.