Star India details ISL’s global reach

Pay-television broadcaster Star India, the local rights-holder and stakeholder in the Indian Super League, has revealed details of additional rights deals for the new football competition.

Star has said pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports is carrying the inaugural 2014 season of the ISL in Australia, the US and sub-Saharan Africa. In the latter region, pay-television broadcasters SuperSport and Zuku are also offering the ISL to their customers.

Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport is providing the ISL a platform in South East Asia, while pay-television broadcaster OSN has secured the rights in the Middle East and North Africa and satellite television platform Channel 9 is offering the league in Bangladesh.

Star’s Hindi entertainment channel Star Gold is also broadcasting the ISL in the UK, Europe and Africa.

The 2014 Indian Super League commenced on Sunday and runs through to December 20.