Nimbus Sport signs up HK's leading mobile operators for EPL clips

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Mumbai, Sep 19 (UNI) Nimbus Sport today announced non-exclusive agreements with Hong Kong's leading mobile operators Hong Kong CSL, PCCW and Hutchison Telecommunications - to provide mobile clips of the Barclays Premier League (EPL) for the next three seasons 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010.

The operators will offer near-live video clips, highlights, match reviews and previews of each and every Barclays Premier League match during the term. Subscribers of Hong Kong CSL, Hutchison Telecommunications and PCCW will be able to access the content through subscription and pay per view models, a release issued here today stated.

Nimbus Sport CEO Digvijay Singh said, ''We are delighted to partner with Hutchison Telecommunications, HK CSL and PCCW to share the world's most popular football property with millions of fans.

Our partners are the leading mobile telecommunications operators in Hong Kong and Nimbus is certain that together we will be able to provide compelling and exciting content to all subscribers.'' Hong Kong CSL Director of Business Development Dr Tony Seeto said, ''Mobile subscribers in Hong Kong have reached the unbelievable number of 9.3 million, with a penetration of 135 per cent. We are delighted to provide Barclays Premier League content and reach a wider audience for the League through this deal with Nimbus.'' Nimbus Sport has been awarded the mobile and internet rights for the next three years covering the 1140 Barclays Premier League matches that will be played until the end of the 2009-10 season. The 2007-2008 Barclays Premier League season kicked off on August 11 and will showcase 380 matches until May 2008. Nimbus Sport will market these rights in conjunction with PA SportEV - a subsidiary of PA Sport, the release added.


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