Tuesday, February 5 2019 – Suva, Fiji – Sky Pacific today announced it has signed a further three-season exclusive deal for the live audio-visual broadcast rights of Premier League football. The agreement will see Sky Pacific continue to offer fans access to its 24/7 Premier League TV channel. Sky Pacific introduced the channel in 2016 which has been a popular choice for English football fans in Fiji and across the Pacific. The new deal extends to the 2022 season.
Sky Pacific subscribers can continue to look forward to enjoying comprehensive coverage of the Premier League including a premium selection of games and live match day access.
Digicel Fiji CEO, Mike Greig said, football fans should be delighted as Fiji and the Pacific Islands will continue to get the round-the-clock football channel dedicated to the Premier League.
"Premier League football is one of the world's most sought-after sports properties and the hugely popular competition is available in 1 billion homes in 189 countries.
“Our customers enjoy exclusive access to comprehensive Premier League matches, commentary, analysis, and unrivalled behind the scenes action, including documentaries and classic archive footage. The channel will also provide live daily news bulletins highlighting training ground reports, manager and player interviews, match previews and shows such as Football Today and Fan Zone, which is exclusively for fans to call in via Skype or phone or send messages via social media platforms.”
“Interest is rife amongst football fans as the heat picks up in the Premier League this season with Liverpool setting the pace at the summit of the table with champions Manchester City on their tails while Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United also chase a top four position and Champions League berth.”