Saran Media Group announced its broadcasting deal extension with the English top-flight, Premier League in 11 CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries for another three years.
The deal provides the Premier League broadcast through Saran in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Saran Media Group will be broadcasting the league in the CIS countries along with highlights and clips from every fixture across the three seasons.
Selim Usta, head of sports at Saran Media said, “We are proud of our broadcast partnership with the Premier League and excited to have extended the rights for another three years. Through the distribution of the Premier League broadcast across all of the 11 territories above, football fans will have the best possible viewing experience.”
Saran landed the broadcasting rights of the league after companies were asked to make their bids for the three-season and the six-season packages as Saran won the bid for the three-season package.
Paul Molnar, Chief Media Officer of the Premier League said, “The Premier League is pleased to partner with Saran Media Group for another three seasons. Saran is a long-standing Premier League partner providing excellent sports coverage, and Premier League fans can look forward to more live matches on Saran than ever before in this region.”
The new season of the Premier League kicked off on 14th August with Brentford beating Arsenal 2-0 in the first fixture of the season. Manchester United are currently leading the points table through goal difference after the first matchday.