Astro secures 3 more seasons of EPL

Football fans will be able to continue enjoying live broadcast of Premier League matches. (Bernama pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd has secured the Premier League broadcast rights in Malaysia for the next three seasons from 2019/20 to 2021/22.

“We are pleased to continue our longstanding partnership with Premier League to provide coverage of the biggest and most exciting football league in the world.

“With all 380 matches available live in high definition on Astro TV and Astro GO, every football fan can catch every match and cheer for their favourite clubs,” said Astro chief of sports Lee Choong Khay in a statement today.

He added that Astro hopes to make it more exciting by broadcasting selected matches of the new season in 4K ultra high definition, providing the most premium and immersive sports viewing experience.

Meanwhile, Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore said football fans in Malaysia are known for their passionate following of the Premier League and Astro does an excellent job making the competition available to them on a range of platforms.

“We are very pleased they will continue as our exclusive broadcast partner until the end of season 2021/22,” Scudamore added.