talkSPORT moves into US market with Dial Global partnership

TalkSPORT has signed a deal with American independent national audio media company Dial Global for its live football coverage, extending into the US market.

The Dial Global partnership sees talkSPORT move into the US market

The agreement sees Dial Global gain football coverage of Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup games, including play-by-play commentary of nearly 400 matches, in both English and Spanish, on a soon to be announced platform.

Scott Tauton, chief executive at talkSPORT, commented: "In just the past year, since becoming the Global Audio Partner for the Premier League, we have witnessed a groundswell of demand for live soccer commentary around the world.

"We are thrilled to be working with Dial Global who is just as passionate and committed as we are about delivering the best and most exciting soccer coverage to the ever increasing number of fans in the US market."

Dial Global CEO, Paul Caine, added: "We couldn’t be more excited to be the resource delivering top-rate soccer coverage to a rabid fan base across the country.

"This partnership is another major step forward for Dial Global as we continue to bolster the strength of our sports offering through powerful programming, content and cross-platform promotions in audio, digital and mobile."

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