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Iflix does deal with BeIn Sports to show English Premier League in Cambodia

Malaysian-headquartered streaming platform iflix has partnered with beIN sports to bring coverage of English Premier League football matches to subscribers in Cambodia.

The announcement:

Iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets and beIN Asia Pacific, the fastest growing sports platform in the region, are thrilled to announce their ground-breaking collaboration to bring premier European football live to iflix subscribers, in another exciting expansion of iflix’s premium live sports offering.

From August 10, iflix subscribers in Cambodia will be able to enjoy virtual front row seats to English Premier League and Spanish LaLiga action via the newly launched 24-hour beIN SPORTS 1 and beIN SPORTS 2 channels on iflix, with catch up available for matches.

Additionally, same-day match highlights for all Premier League[1], LaLiga[2] and Ligue 1[3] games will be available across additional iflix territories in a beIN SPORTS branded zone to users for free.

iflix Co-Founder and Group CEO, Mark Britt said, “Growing up in Australia, the freedom to enjoy sport was akin to a human right. We are incredibly excited to make the world’s most popular sport and the sport’s most premium leagues and competitions available to our users.

“Six months ago, when we set out to bring Malaysia football back to the Malaysian people, we committed to delivering the best live sports mobile streaming experience possible through significant investment and development of an all new live streaming hub and infrastructure, which recently enabled us to seamlessly stream every World Cup match to our users across Africa. “Our partnership with beIN is a testament to the ongoing commitment,” added Britt.

Mike Kerr beIN’s MD for Asia & ANZ, said, “As we continue to expand our footprint, we are excited to team up with iflix in Cambodia. Football is one of the country’s most popular sports and our goal is to make beIN SPORTS’ content highly accessible to local fans and fuel their passion for the beautiful game. We look forward to working alongside iflix to deliver the best sports experience to our viewers in Cambodia.”

Through beIN SPORTS, Premier League and LaLiga now join iflix’s ever growing premium live sports offering which have included the World Cup Russia, Football Malaysia, the Nidahas Trophy, Go-jek Liga 1, T10 Cricket League, the Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor fight to date, and Olympics and NBA on Kwesé-iflix in Africa in 2019 and onwards.

Now available to over one billion consumers throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Offering consumers a vast library of top Hollywood, regional, and local TV shows and movies, including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever.

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