ELEVEN SPORTS Sees Huge Boost From Live Sport In Taiwan

April 17, 2020

ELEVEN SPORTS Taiwan has been providing sports fans around the world with a rare offering of LIVE SPORT this week, with action from the Taiwan Super Basketball League & Chinese Professional Baseball League.

Matches have been streamed globally via Twitter, while ELEVEN SPORTS Taiwan also shared all the action locally across their linear and OTT platforms and on Twitch.

The broadcasts have enjoyed record breaking audiences, with fans starved of live sport tuning in from around the world to watch both competitions.

Today’s Chinese Professional Baseball League match between FubonGuardians and Rakuten Monkeys has recorded over 1M views on @ElevenSportsTW.

For the Super Basketball League Playoff on between Yulon and Pauian on Thursday, more than 430,000 fans tuned in live, with over 200,000 watching the replay.

Across ELEVEN Taiwan’s week of sport, live and replayed shows racked up more than 3million views in total. Among those tuning in was Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, who tweeted a picture of her enjoying a Chinese Professional Baseball League game from her living room.

ELEVEN SPORTS Taiwan launched in 2016 and offers fans a package of local baseball and basketball in addition to premium international rights including the English Premier League and NBA.