Benfica TV Awarded Premier League Rights in Portugal
February 28, 2013
The Premier League has announced that Benfica TV has been awarded exclusive audio visual broadcast rights for all Barclays Premier League matches per season for from 2013/14 – 2015/16 in Portugal.
Richard Scudamore, drugs Premier League Chief Executive, said: “We are extremely pleased Benfica TV has chosen to invest in our broadcast rights.
“We look forward to working with them and are confident they will broadcast the Barclays Premier League in a comprehensive and innovative manner to our fans in Portugal.”
Luís Filipe Vieira, President of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, said: “Innovation is a permanent value of Benfica and the fact that we can offer, during the next three years, the Barclays Premier League matches to all Portuguese, and not only to Benfica fans, is something that fills me with pride and points the way we want for Benfica TV.”