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Premier League games to go on as scheduled with fans in attendance as other pro sports leagues across the world cancel their seasons due to coronavirus pandemic

Premier League games will continue as scheduled – with fans in attendance – this weekend. The EPL’s decision comes as many prominent sports leagues across the globe – including the NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA, MLS, and more – chose to cancel their seasons due to the coronavirus pandemic. Shortly after […]
Premier League games to go on as scheduled with fans in attendance as other pro sports leagues across the world cancel their seasons due to coronavirus pandemic
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Optus is offering the EPL for free in a new deal

Optus has lowered the bar on access to the English Premier League, turning it into a loss leader in a bid to lure new customers over the next eight weeks. Today the telco announced it would offer the first season of the EPL for free to customers who sign up […]
Optus is offering the EPL for free in a new deal
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This is why the EPL is so important to Optus

Optus’ parent company Singtel has released its financial results for the last quarter, and for the most part it’s fairly stable for Optus. Operating revenue is down 9%, which Optus blames on the ACCC reducing industry mobile termination rates. Underlying net profit is up 10% to $273 million. In the […]
This is why the EPL is so important to Optus
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Foxtel has signed its own EPL broadcast deal with individual clubs

After losing the rights to the English Premier League to Optus last year, Foxtel has now signed broadcast agreements with six major clubs to show their own channels. Optus still has the exclusive rights to live matches, but Foxtel will be able to broadcast its game around 12 hours later. […]
Foxtel has signed its own EPL broadcast deal with individual clubs
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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. Markets aren’t so great, following a couple of less-than-stellar earnings reports from the banks and news BHP could be sued for a casual $58 billion. On the ASX, eight out of 10 sectors were in the red yesterday. But even after more falls offshore overnight, the June […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
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Only Optus customers will be able to watch the EPL next season

Optus has today unveiled the pricing for its 2016/17 English Premier League packages, locking the rights down to just its own customers. As expected, only Optus customers will be able to watch live EPL games in Australia from next season, with a current postpaid mobile or broadband subscription required for […]
Only Optus customers will be able to watch the EPL next season