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More sports channels for the Philippines

beIN SPORTS Asia has launched its third channel in the Philippines via the SkyCable platform.

beIN SPORTS 1 boasts a comprehensive lineup of football and extensive live coverage of some of the best leagues from around the world. This includes the Barclays Premier League, the Italian Serie A, Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Scottish Professional Football League, Major League Soccer (MLS), the Brazilian national league (Paulistao & Brasileirão), the English Football League Championship, and major cup tournaments such as the FA Cup, Coppa Italia and the Coupe de la Ligue, as well as National team friendlies including the England and Italy sides.

Nasser Al Khelaifi, the chairman of beIN SPORTS Asia, said: “We’re very pleased to expand our presence in the Philippines and continue our growth in this market with SkyCable with the launch of the beIN SPORTS 1 channel. With the added sports programming covering the best football leagues under the beIN SPORTS brand, we believe we are in the great position to grow the football viewing audience in this market.”

Ray Montinola, COO of SKYcable, added: “We are thrilled to launch beIN SPORTS 1, and are excited to have such a compelling bouquet of football content under one channel brand. Our goal is to serve football fans with the best high-definition coverage that pay-TV can provide and the addition of such an extensive coverage of live football would be an irresistible proposition to sports fans in the Philippines.”