Paramount+ Picks Up Premier League Football Rights In Central America – Deadline

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Paramount+ is to air reside Premier League soccer in Mexico and Central America from subsequent season.

Subscribers to ViacomCBS’ SVoD within the area will have the ability to watch 380 reside matches for 3 seasons from 2022/23 onwards as ViacomCBS appears to be like to bolster Paramount+’s content material providing, transferring past scripted and leisure and into the sporting sport.

The three-year deal will hand Premier League protection to Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, whereas Belize and the Dominican Republic take rights on a non-exclusive foundation.

“Live sports are an important differentiator for our streaming service, and as we’ve seen in the U.S. and Australia, we are confident this will drive subscriber growth,” stated ViacomCBS Networks International President Raffaele Annecchino.

In the U.S., CBS Sports provides native market NFL video games and school soccer, whereas Paramount+ has turn into residence to Australian Football in Australia together with the A-League, England’s FA Cup and the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Paramount+ will launch subsequent 12 months in key territories such because the UK, Ireland, Germany and Italy.

The U.S. streamers are making large sporting performs. Amazon Prime has been displaying the likes of Premier League soccer and the U.S. Open tennis in key markets for a while.

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