According to BBC News, Myanmar’s SkyNet has bought rights for the EPL and will broadcast all the matches for the next two seasons. The amount SkyNet agreed to pay for the rights were not revealed.
“SkyNet is delighted to be able to offer the world’s most followed football league to its viewers,” company chief Daw Myint Myint Win said, as quoted by the BBC.
He added, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity of working with the BPL to develop its popularity in Myanmar. This was the first time the BPL rights were offered to the territory of Myanmar on a standalone basis and, despite intense competition from international companies, SkyNet is delighted to be able to offer the world’s most-followed football league to its viewers.”
Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore welcomes the new broadcast partner and expressed that he is pleased about SkyNet’s decision to invest in the Premiere league.