Tuesday, August 09, 2005

South Koreans to receive EPL by mobile phone

Sportev has reached agreement with South Korean media company, Media 2.0, to provide video coverage of English Premier League matches on mobile phones in South Korea for the next two seasons. The wireless sports agency and official FA Premier League mobile partner, has completed Premier League mobile rights deals in Hong Kong, Brazil, South Korea and New Zealand.

"With Park Ji-Sung’s high-profile signing for Manchester United there is growing interest in the Barclays English Premier League from Korean fans and the Premier League is keen to ensure that those fans can access coverage in the manner of their choice,” Will Muirhead, chief executive of Sportev, said.