Amazon To Exclusively Broadcast Premier League Games From 2019
Sky Sports and BT Sport broadcast Premier League games. And so will Amazon.
Amazon has struck a monumental deal to live stream 20 Premier League matches for three seasons from the 2019/20 campaign.
So, Amazon has bought one of the remaining Premier League packages. There we go.- Kristof Terreur :newspaper: (@HLNinEngeland) June 7, 2018
So now Sky, BT Sport and Amazon will screening live Premier League football....
Can't imagine any fan will sign up for all three, but the money is all that matters to the big clubs now :moneybag::moneybag::moneybag:
- Kevin Palmer (@RealKevinPalmer) June 7, 2018
Amazon has bought one of remaining two packages of Premier League rights. Package F - 20 matches per season from one Bank Holiday and one midweek fixture programme. For three seasons from 2019/20. Rights for UK & Ireland.
- Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) June 7, 2018
Confirmed: Amazon has bought one of the remaining Premier league packages. Announcement around lunchtime. Another thing for fans to sign up to if they want to watch all matches.
- Chris Williams (@cg_williams) June 7, 2018
The U.S media giants purchased one of the remaining Premier League packages, while BT forked out £90 million to acquire the other package.
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The amount Amazon paid to secure exclusive Premier League footage has yet to be disclosed.
Regarding Amazon's deal, a statement reads: "Every Premier League club will be featured across two full rounds of 20 matches per season, including Bank Holiday fixtures, plus weekly highlights throughout the season."
Jay Marine, vice president of Prime Video in Europe said; "We are always looking to add more value to Prime, and we're delighted to now offer, for the first time, live Premier League matches to Prime members at no extra cost to their membership.
"The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world.
"Over these two December fixture rounds Prime members will be able to watch every team, every game, so no matter which Premier League team you support, you're guaranteed to see them play live on Prime Video."
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