Deezer continues its sports realm expansion as it touches down in APAC

Deezer continues its sports realm expansion as it touches down APAC

Deezer, the digital music streaming service has extended its partnership with TalkSport, global audio partner of the Premier League in APAC to capture the growing sports market.

As part of the partnership, users in Australia and Malaysia can now access all the English Premier games. Also they will have full access to all English Premier League Games including pre-match, half-time and post-match programming and there is live commentaries in English for users in Australia.

There will be live commentaries in English and Bahasa Malay for users in Malaysia. Deezer subscribers will also have access to all football related playlist.

Henrik Karlberg, Deezer CEO Asia said: “As football is loved around the world, with 42% of Internet users watching EPL in APAC alone, we are thrilled to bring fans in Australia and Malaysia even closer to the live experience through our extended partnership with TalkSport."

'Following deals with premier football clubs, Manchester United and FC Barcelona, expanding our relationship with TalkSport in these two new territories reinforces our commitment to football and to providing consumers with the best entertainment audio experience."

Jimmy Buckland, international director, TalkSport said: “It’s hugely exciting to be bringing TalkSport’s official live EPL coverage to fans in Malaysia and Australia via this extended partnership with Deezer”.

“The 17/18 EPL season is set to be one of the most competitive in recent memory, and our unique audio coverage will enable Deezer users to experience all the key moments of drama as they unfold”.

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