Jun 2018 RadioWorks Blog
talkSPORT has extended its global audio rights partnership with the Premier League to 2022. The deal means Wireless Group can provide multi-lingual audio to its partners in all countries outside UK and Ireland.
The current rights are due to expire at the end of the 2018/2019 football season, and the new agreement means that live Premier League audio commentary will be available on talkSPORT across the world until the end of the 2021/22 season.
talkSPORT currently provides official live and on-demand audio coverage of all 380 Premier League matches to listeners around the world and they currently licens the Premier League coverage to distribution partners in 68 territories.
Wireless Group CEO, Scott Taunton, said: “We’re thrilled to be extending our long-running global rights partnership with the Premier League – the most popular and highly-regarded league in the world. Today’s news confirms that our international audience will be able to enjoy talkSPORT’s unmissable coverage for an additional three seasons, creating exciting commercial opportunities for our broadcast, streaming and brand partners.”