DIRECTV & Sky Get Premier League Rights in South America, Mexico & Central America
By Community | November 2, 2012
The Premier League has announced that DIRECTV PanAmericana and SKY Mexico have been awarded the live audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season for seasons 2013/14 – 2015/16 in South America (excluding Brazil), ampoule Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic.
Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore, said: “We are extremely pleased to have new partners in DIRECTV and SKY Mexico in South and Central America.
“We look forward to working with both broadcasters as they deliver a premium offering that will showcase the Barclays Premier League to our Central and South American fans.”
President of DIRECTV PanAmericana, Jacopo Bracco, added: “We are excited to begin offering the most extensive coverage of one of the most respected leagues in the world. DIRECTV is making significant efforts to offer memorable coverage of worldwide sporting events and the Barclays Premier League will be no exception. We are confident that our coverage of the BPL will be welcomed enthusiastically by our subscribers.”
SKY Mexico CEO, Alex Penna, commented: “We are greatly enthusiastic and positive about our partnership with the Premier League. We will look to provide the highest quality live coverage of all Barclays Premier League matches to our subscribers in Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic, and will reinforce SKY´s leadership and commitment to consistently provide the top sports events in the markets in which we operate.”