Facebook will Live Stream ALL 380 English Premier League matches in South East Asia
Good news English Premier League or EPL fans, Facebook has won exclusive broadcast rights for 4 countries in South East Asia according to DailyMail UK. The four countries are Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
Facebook wins £200m battle for broadcast rights for exclusive rights in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos between 2019 to 2022. Thus, they will live stream all 380 English Premier League matches starting from next season until 2022.
This means if you are living in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos, you can watch English Premier League on Facebook via your phone or your desktop. How cool is that?
There are millions of Premier League football team supporters living in South East Asia. You can football fans filled up the stadiums in thousands when the English Premier League teams come for friendly matches in South East Asia. This will definitely boost the application download and increase the users for Facebook.
The bad news is Malaysia and Singapore are not part of the deal and we still need to pay Cable TV for English Premier League live matches. Yeah, we most probably end up in Mamak stall ordered one teh Tarik for the whole night and watching the English Premier League matches while the mamak stall owner cursing behind our back.
Kudos Facebook for Live Streaming ALL 380 English Premier League matches in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.