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Sky PerfectTV nets Japanese rights to Swiss Super League

Japanese satellite broadcaster Sky PerfecTV has secured domestic television rights to the Swiss Super League for the forthcoming season.

Rapid TV News reports the deal was announced just as the J-League’s most popular player, striker Yoichiro Kakitani, signed for Basel from Cerezo Osaka for a reported fee of €2 million.

As of the end of June 2014, Sky PerfecTV and its two premium subscription services served a total of 3,468,250 subscribers. Of these, 21,828 users were newly registered, and the monthly churn rate registered at 0.8%, operator Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation announced earlier this month.