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The English Premier League Broadcasters 2017/18: BT Sport and Sky Sport will telecast the Premier League matches in the UK, and NBC Sports Network will show the matches live in the United States.

Much like every season, this season of English Premier League is also going to be amazing. Well going to the stadium and viewing the matches in person is a thrill to have, but not everyone can afford the time or money. That is where the broadcasters come in. They enable people to watch the game in all its glory and make up for people who can’t go to see the games as they are. Here we will be looking at the regional broadcasting partners for the upcoming season who will telecast the live matches with some legendary Premier League commentators. Hold on tight as we tour you through the English Premier League broadcasters 2017/18.

English premier league broadcasters 2017/18

English premier league broadcasters 2017/18 worldwide

Following is a list of television broadcasters which provide coverage of the Premier League which is English football’s top level competition. This is undoubtedly the most watched league in the world. The main English Premier League broadcasters 2017/18 of the games in the United Kingdom are Sky Sports. They will broadcast 126 of the 168 televised games in the UK and BT Sport will telecast the rest.

Apart from it, The BBC is known to show weekly highlights of the Premier League on its Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2 programmers on Saturdays and Sundays.

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The 168 UK televised games are also shown via broadcasting right across the world; the remaining 212 matches that aren’t shown live in the UK are all broadcast elsewhere globally. English-speaking countries (excluding the UK) are capable of carrying what is known as the ‘International feed’ or ‘World feed’ audio; this is essentially the full match commentary provided by the Premier League. In Asia, and also other selective countries around the world, there is also a fully produced studio broadcast wherein details pre, half-time and post-match analysis is offered.

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The current host in business now is John Dykes. 3:00 pm (UK time) Saturday kick-offs are not permitted to be shown live in the UK due to the hours of 2.45pm – 5.15pm as it is announced as ‘blocked broadcasting hours’, as requested by the FA and enforced by UEFA. In Ireland, an entirely different situation applies; a package of only one Saturday 3:00 pm kick-off taking place each week (along with one game on the final Sunday) is sold as an inclusion to the UK live rights packages, this package is currently held by Sky Sports. These are the countries and channels that officially broadcast the Premier League for 2016-19:

English Premier League Broadcasters 2017/18 by region

Broadcasters in Africa

 Area Language Broadcaster
Sub-Saharan Africa English
French
Supersport
Kwesé Sports
Canal+

Broadcasters in Asia

Country Language Broadcasters
Afghanistan Afghan Ariana TV
Bhutan English STAR Sports
Brunei
India
Maldives
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh English STAR Sports
Gazi TV
Pakistan English STAR Sports
PTV Sports
China (mainland) Mandarin CCTV
CSPN
BTV
SMG
SZMG
GDTV
GZTV
CBG
SDTV
XJTV
TJTV
FMG
DLTV
JSBC
ZZTV
HBTV
LeSports
PPTV
Super Sports
Hong Kong English
Cantonese
now TV
LeSports
Indonesia English
Indonesian
beIN Sports
RCTI
MNCTV
Japan Japanese J Sports
NHK
Sportsnavi
Kazakhstan Kazakh Setanta Sports
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz KTRK Sport
Stan Sport
Macau English
Cantonese
Portuguese
Super Sports
Mongolia Mongolian Sansar HD
SPS Premier Sports Channel
South Korea English
Korean
SBS Sports
SPOTV
Malaysia & Brunei English
Malay & Cantonese
Astro
Myanmar English
Burmese
Sky Net
Philippines English
Tagalog
beIN Sports
Singapore English Singtel TV
Taiwan Mandarin
English
Eleven Sports
Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Thai
English
beIN Sports
PPTV
Tajikistan Tajik Varzish TV
Stan Sport
Turkmenistan Turkmen Stan Sport
Uzbekistan Uzbek UZ Report TV
Stan Sport
Vietnam Vietnamese
English
K+
TTTV, BDTV (VTVCab)
FPT Telecom

Broadcasters in Europe

Country Language Broadcasters
Albania Albanian SuperSport
Serbia Serbian
Croatian
Macedonian
Slovenian
Sport Klub
Croatia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Montenegro
Macedonia
Slovenia
Andorra Spanish Movistar+
Armenia Armenian Armenia 2
Austria German DAZN
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani AzTV
Belgium Dutch
French
Play Sports
VOO Sport
Bulgaria Bulgarian Diema Sport
Cyprus Greek CYTA
Czech Republic Czech Digi Sport
Denmark Danish TV3 Sport
6’eren
Estonia Estonian Viasat Sport Baltic
Finland Finnish Viasat Sport
France French SFR Sport
Georgia Georgian Silknet
Germany German DAZN
Greece Greek Cosmote Sport
Hungary Hungarian Spíler TV
Iceland Icelandic Stöð 2 Sport
Ireland English Sky Sports
BT Sport
Italy Italian SKY Sport
Kosovo Albanian SuperSport
Latvia Latvian Viasat Sport Baltic
Liechtenstein German DAZN
Lithuania Lithuanian Viasat Sport Baltic
Luxembourg French VOO Sport
SFR Sport
Malta English GO Sports
Netherlands Dutch Ziggo Sport Totaal
Norway English / Norwegian TV2
Poland Polish NC+
Portugal Portuguese Sport TV
Romania Romanian Eurosport 1
Dolce Sport
Russia Russian Match TV
San Marino Italian SKY Sport
Slovakia Czech Digi Sport
Spain Spanish Movistar+
Sweden Swedish Viasat Sport
Switzerland German
French
DAZN
SFR Sport
Turkey Turkish S Sport
Ukraine Ukrainian Football TV Сhannel
United Kingdom English Sky Sports
BT Sport
BBC Sport (Highlights only)

Broadcasters in Latin America

Country Language Broadcasters
Brazil Portuguese ESPN Brasil
Argentina Spanish DirecTV Sports
ESPN
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela
Bolivia Spanish ESPN
Paraguay
Costa Rica Spanish SKY Sports
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama

Broadcasters in the Middle East and North Africa

Country Language Broadcasters
Israel Hebrew Sport 1
Sport 2
Middle East and North Africa Arabic
English
French
beIN Sports

Broadcasters in North America and Caribbean

Country Language Broadcasters
Canada English TSN
Sportsnet
Caribbean English Flow Sports
United States (including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands) English
Spanish
NBC Sports Network
Telemundo

Broadcasters in Ocean

Country Language Broadcasters
Australia English Optus
SBS
New Zealand English beIN Sports
Pacific Islands English Sky Pacific
Papua New Guinea English Digicel Play

Overall Statistics of the Premier League:

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The English Premier League is the most-watched sports league in the world. It is broadcasted in 212 territories to 643 million homes as well as TV audience of approximately 4.7 billion people.

For instance, the average Premier League match attendance In the 2014–15 season, exceeded 36,000. This is the second highest of any professional football league behind the Bundesliga’s 43,500. Most stadium occupancies are near capacity. It is also a known fact that The Premier League ranks third in the UEFA coefficients of leagues based on performances in European competitions over the last 5 seasons.

Facts about Premier League:

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The English Premier League has had the highest revenue of any football league in the world till date, which results in total club revenues worth of €2.48 billion in 2009–10. Due to improved television revenues and cost controls, In 2013–14,  the Premier League had net profits in excess of £78 million. The EPL broadcasters 2017/18 have a huge role to play in the Premier League history. This leads the league in exceeding all other football leagues. Premier League was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category in the year 2010 due to its amazing contribution to international trade. Additionally the value it brings to English football and the United Kingdom’s broadcasting industry was also thoroughly appreciated.

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The Premier League includes some of the extremely richest football clubs in the world. Deloitte’s “Football Money League” recorded seven Premier League clubs in the top 20 for the 2009–10 season and all of the 20 clubs were in the top 40 globally following the end of the 2013–14 season, largely as a result of hiked broadcasting revenue. Following 2013, the league produces €2.2 billion per year in domestic as well as international television rights.

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The broadcasting team or committee is as important as the publicity team. Entertainment has become a vast part of people’s lives and it is true that people are manipulated by the things they see on a screen. While sports and entertainment companies are improving enormously, it is also true that the television audience is also increasing in number. More power to the English Premier League broadcasters 2017/18. They make sure that no matter where you are, you can easily access your favourite games and cheer for your team from any corner of the world.

So stay tuned to every match of the new season and don’t forget to send us your valuable comments on the English Premier League broadcasters 2017/18 in the comment box below.