Zee signs deals with international broadcasters for Abu Dhabi ODIs
New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) Zee Sports today signed multimedia rights agreements with international broadcasters and radio players for the India-Pakistan DLF one-day series in Abu Dhabi to be played on April 18 and 19.
The sports channel reached agreements with PTV for terrestrial transmission of the matches in Pakistan, while TEN Sports will do the same at C&S homes.
In Singapore, the matches will be available on STAR HUB, while Astro All Asia Network will broadcast the matches in Malaysian territory, a release said here today For the USA, Zee Sports has entered into agreement with Echostar Satellite granting the American DTH telecast major exclusive broadcast rights.
Zee will leverage its international network in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East and South Africa, where the matches will be broadcast through its own Zee International feeds in the respective countries.
Zee Sports has already entered into an agreement with Public Broadcaster Doordarshan to telecast the matches on the terrestrial network in India.
It has also reached an agreement with All India Radio to broadcast live commentary in India. HUM FM will provide the live radio commentary in Pakistan and Middle East, the release added.
Zee Sports had acquired television, radio and internet rights for all overseas matches featuring India to be played at non-ICC member countries for a five years period starting April 1. As part of the deal 25 matches will be played over the five years with an average of five matches per year.
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