In this development, Premier Sports has been enabled of providing a comprehensive coverage of the highly anticipated Wimbledon in the Republic of Ireland. The sports channel owned by Viaplay Group and SSBL Limited gets the right to the very best fixtures, across the competition which kicks off on Monday, July 3.
The fans of the competition can enjoy the live action through Premier Sports’ linear channels Premier Sports 1 and Premier Sports 2 alongside supplying three red-button continuous coverage court feeds for the event.
Commenting on the agreement, Premier Sports Founder Michael O’Rourke, said, “Wimbledon is one of the most iconic sports events in the calendar and we’re delighted to be in a position to bring comprehensive live coverage to our audiences. With up to five separate live match feeds available daily we’ll provide real choice for tennis fans during this fantastic fortnight.”
Paul Davies, Head of Broadcast, Production and Media Rights at the All England Club, said, “We are delighted to enter into this agreement with Premier Sports in Ireland. Their extensive coverage plans, including red button coverage, ensures fans of Wimbledon in Ireland will be well served.”