talkSPORT extends to US with Dial Global
America’s biggest independent national audio media company Dial Global has signed a deal with talkSPORT for live football coverage.
The partnership gives Dial Global exclusive terrestrial, three-season football coverage of Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup games including play-by-play commentary of nearly 400 soccer matches per year, in both English and Spanish languages, on a soon-to-be-announced digital platform.
Weekend morning Barclays Premier League games of the week throughout the season for domestic radio stations are also provided.
“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,” said Scott Taunton, Chief Executive, talkSPORT. “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 U.S. market.”
“On the heels of reaching a major milestone with our 300th NBC Sports Radio affiliate, we couldn’t be more excited to be the resource delivering top-rate soccer coverage to a rabid fan base across the country,” said Paul Caine, Dial Global CEO.
“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.”
Dial Global delivers audio content to over 8,200+ radio stations and digital media companies.(C) RadioToday