Thursday, April 21, 2016

Singtel TV scores with UEFA Euro 2016



All matches free for new and re-contracting Singtel TV customers


Singapore, 21 April, 2016 – Singtel today announced that it has secured broadcast rights for the 2016 UEFA European Championship, one of the world's most prestigious and popular international football tournaments, featuring top-notch players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and Gerard Pique.

“Following the end of the Barclays Premier League season in May, football fans in Singapore can look forward to even more exhilarating football action from the UEFA Euro 2016, featuring all the top European teams and players,” said Mr Goh Seow Eng, Managing Director, Home, Consumer Singapore, Singtel. “We are thrilled to bring full live coverage of this world-class tournament to fans in Singapore. Singtel TV is indeed the ‘Home of Football’.”

The tournament will be available free to customers who sign-up for or renew their Trio, Variety or Value packs for 24 months from today. This also applies to customers who have an on-going contract. As a bonus, these customers can watch all matches from the tournament for free on the Singtel TV GO app anytime, anywhere. Match fixtures, video highlights and match replays will also be accessible via the app.

Customers who sign-up or renew their mio Stadium+ pack, including those on another cable TV platform, for 24 months are able to enjoy the matches via Singtel TV GO app on their mobile devices, or stream the matches directly to their TV screens with the app's Chromecast and AirPlay function.

The opening, one semi-final and the final matches of UEFA EURO 2016 will be streamed free nationwide to anyone who downloads the Singtel TV GO app.

“We want to share a piece of the exciting UEFA Euro 2016 action with everyone in Singapore, as it will be a bigger tournament this time with more teams competing and more matches being held,” said Mr Goh.

This is the first time 24 European teams will be competing in UEFA Euro 2016, with first-timers such as Iceland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia and Wales competing against favourites such as Germany, England, Spain and Italy. The 51 matches will be shown on Singtel TV on a dedicated channel (Channel 141) in HD. Matches will be screened from 10 June to 10 July at 9 pm, midnight and 3 am, with concurrent matches being shown on Channel 142.

Singtel has been steadily boosting its portfolio of sports channels, including the launch of four new sports channels Eleven, Eleven Sports, Eurosport and Eurosport News last July. Customers have been able to follow the latest football action for major competitions, such as the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Serie A and FA Cup.

For more information about UEFA Euro 2016 on Singtel TV, visit www.singteltv.com.sg/FootballFever.

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