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SkyNet wins Premier League broadcasting rights in Myanmar

Myanmar’s SkyNet has been awarded the live broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season from seasons 2013/14 to 2015/16, RapidTVNews reports.

Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore, said: “We are extremely pleased that SkyNet has chosen to invest in the Premier League and welcome them as a new broadcast partner.

“We look forward to developing a strong working relationship with them as they showcase the Barclays Premier League to our fans in Myanmar.”

SkyNet’s managing director, Daw Myint Myint Win, said: “Football is the key driver for SkyNet and the acquisition of the BPL rights is the culmination of SkyNet’s comprehensive football offering.

“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.”