Optus Sport has acquired exclusive UEFA Champions League rights in Australia, following a three-year deal signed in 2018, which runs until the end of the 2020/21 season. The deal, which also covers the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup, will see Optus Sport air all 137 Champions League matches live on its platform and official apps for tablets, smartphones and smart TVs. For the 2019/20 season, Optus Sport has made around 30 games available for free streaming. Moreover, all Champions League matches will be offered on demand as mini games.
Optus Sport has secured exclusive broadcast rights to live English Premier League games in Australia. The network will also make all 380 EPL matches available on demand. Every fixture will be available for subscribers to watch via IPTV provider Fetch TV, or via Optus Sport’s very own apps for smartphones and tablets.
Optus Sport has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for the UEFA Europa League in Australia. The internet TV service will show all matches live in HD on its platform. Coverage includes edited match highlights and goals compilations, as well as mini matches and full replays available on demand. Extra programming includes magazine shows, such as the UEFA Europa League Show and Europa League Highlights Show, along with season reviews, documentaries and exclusive interviews. Subscribers will be able to follow all the Europa League action in Australia online through their desktops and laptops, as well as on their mobile devices using the Optus Sport App for Android, iOS, smart TVs and games consoles. This exclusive deal will see Optus Sport air the Europa League until 2021.
Optus Sport has acquired exclusive Australian rights to the Japanese J-League in a three-year deal that will run through 2022. Optus Sport will air four J-League matches live every weekend, with on-demand streaming available. Coverage will be provided in English-language, and a weekly highlights show will also be produced for fans to catch-up on all the action. Live J-League matches will be streamed on Optus Sport’s web and mobile platforms.