FLOW secures exclusive Premier League football rightsWednesday, October 07, 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Starting next season, the Premier League will have a new home in the Caribbean. Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) today announced that it has won the exclusive rights to broadcast live, all 380 matches per season of the Premier League across 32 Caribbean countries from 2016/17 to 2018/19.
In a news release Wednesday, CWC said that the broadcast will commence in August 2016 and the Premier League will be available on the Caribbean’s newest sports network – Flow Sports.
CWC was also awarded the mobile clip rights, allowing fans to follow the latest goals and action from the world’s best football league on any mobile device.
The release said the extensive coverage of live Premier League matches will form the centrepiece of Flow Sports’ programming schedule. The network will be launched in November 2015, with content that includes coverage of international and regional football, cricket, rugby, tennis, and athletics, as well as CWC’s exclusive NFL and Rio 2016 Olympics coverage.
Flow Sports is also expected to broadcast across the region from a new 4-K-ready, state-of-the-art facility in Trinidad, offering 24/7 sports coverage in HD.