Starting next season, the Premier League will have a new home in the Caribbean.
Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) has announced that it has won the exclusive rights to broadcast live all 380 matches per season of the Premier League across 32 Caribbean countries from 2016/17 to 2018/19. Commencing in August 2016, the Premier League will be available on the Caribbean’s newest sports network — Flow Sports. CWC was also awarded the mobile clip rights, allowing fans to follow the latest goals and action from the world’s best football league on any mobile device.
The extensive coverage of live Premier League matches will form the centerpiece of Flow Sports’ programming schedule. The network will be launched in November
2015, with content that includes coverage of international and regional football, cricket, rugby, tennis and athletics, as well as CWC’s exclusive NFL and Rio 2016
Flow Sports will broadcast across the region from a new 4-Kready, state-of-the-art facility in Trinidad, offering 24/7 sports coverage in HD.
Commenting on the exclusive rights award, John Reid, President of CWC’s Consumer Division said: “We are thrilled to partner with the Premier League across the Caribbean. As the most popular league of the world’s greatest sport, the Premier League will be at the heart of Flow Sports, the region’s newest and largest sports network. We are excited as well to bring additional jobs, skills and investment into the Caribbean with our new Trinidad facility, truly showcasing the power of the new Cable & Wireless and our commitment to the region.”