talkSPORT adds international broadcast partners

Radio stations in fifteen countries have agreed new or renewed partnerships to carry talkSPORT’s live Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup live match commentary throughout the 2014/15 season.

Gabz FM in Botswana, Jambo in Kenya and Radio 1 FM in Pakistan are amongst the stations signing up to the deal.

Stations in Barbados, Botswana, Egypt, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tanzania, UAE, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe will all be broadcasting talkSPORT’s exclusive commentary under new agreements which include the 2014/15 season. The total number of countries where the station has broadcast partners now stands at 25.

talkSPORT is estimating over 75 million international listeners for its live match commentary in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Mandarin, Bahasa Malay, Arabic and Vietnamese and also streams internationally via talksport.com, talkSPORT’s mobile apps, TuneIn Radio, China’s Usportnews.com and Onefootball.

Scott Taunton, Chief Operating Officer, UTV Media, said: “Over the last two years, talkSPORT has developed a fantastic network of international broadcast and streaming partners to bring our exclusive Barclays Premier League commentary to fans. We expect to reach over 75 million listeners with talkSPORT’s international output this season, creating exciting opportunities for editorial and commercial engagement.”

For a tour of talkSPORT’s multi-studio set up to provide all these services, see our tour of the station film last year.

Posted on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 4:20 pm by RadioToday

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