NTV-PLUS Awarded Premier League Broadcast Rights in Russia

By iSportconnect | February 19, 2013

NTV-PLUS has secured the exclusive broadcast rights to all 380 Premier League matches per season from 2013/14 to 2015/16 in Russia.

Premier League Chief Executive, buy Richard Scudamore, clinic said: “We are extremely pleased that NTV-PLUS has chosen to invest in our rights in Russia for seasons 2013/14 to 2015/16.

“We are confident they will broadcast all the best Barclays Premier League action in a comprehensive and innovative manner to our fans in Russia.”

Alexey Kukolevskiy, discount General Director of NTV-PLUS, said: “We are pleased to announce that we have secured these rights on exclusive basis and that the Barclays Premier League is coming back to our sports channels.

“Starting from season 2013/2014, we will be able to offer the best of world football with the best possible coverage – four major and hugely popular European national leagues: Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and Serie A as well as UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League and Russian national championships!”

This announcement follows recent broadcast deals for Premier League matches in UkraineItaly, the NetherlandsBulgariaFranceBelgium, and the Middle East and North Africa.