Benfica TV seals Premier League rights in Portugal
The Premier League is pleased to announce that Benfica TV has been awarded exclusive audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season for seasons 2013/14–2015/16 in Portugal.
“We are extremely pleased Benfica TV has chosen to invest in our broadcast rights," Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore, said. “We look forward to working with them and are confident they will broadcast the Barclays Premier League in a comprehensive and innovative manner to our fans in Portugal.”
Luís Filipe Vieira, President of Sport Lisboa e Benfica said: "Innovation is a permanent value of Benfica and the fact that we can offer, during the next three years, the Barclays Premier League matches to all Portuguese, and not only to Benfica fans, is something that fills me with pride and points the way we want for Benfica TV."