Singapore, 25 Jan 2019 – FOX Sports Asia announced today an exclusive, multi-year media rights agreement to broadcast Serie A TIM matches in Singapore and Malaysia.
The agreement, which covers both linear and digital media, kicks off immediately with matches broadcast live and exclusive on FOX Sports and FOX Sports 2. Fans in Singapore can also watch the action on the video-streaming service, FOX+, which is available through Singtel and StarHub.
“The Serie A TIM is an iconic football league with some of the best players in the world. We look forward to delivering all the action to fans in Singapore and Malaysia through the FOX Sports channels and digital networks.” noted Italo Zanzi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Sports, Asia-Pacific, FOX Networks Group.
“The agreement with FOX Sports Asia is really important for us to broadcast Serie A TIM matches in the South East Asia region – commented Marco Brunelli, Lega Serie A CEO -. We are very happy to have signed this contract and we are sure that our championship will increase the number of Italian football fans, thanks to FOX services”.
In addition to the live and repeat broadcasts of matches, FOX Sports will also feature ‘Inside Serie A’, a 30-minute preview show offering an in-depth look into what lies ahead in the upcoming round of fixtures, as well as two highlights shows - “Serie A Highlights Show’ and “Serie A Full Impact” - featuring all the best action from each gameweek.
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About FOX Sports Asia
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