IMC/SportsMax acquires Premier League rights in Caribbean
International Media Content Limited (IMC), parent company of SportsMax Limited, has been awarded the live audio-visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League (BPL) football matches per season for seasons 2013/14-2015/16 in the Caribbean.
"We are extremely pleased that IMC has invested in our live broadcast rights in the Caribbean. IMC, via SportsMax, is currently our live broadcast rights partner and has provided excellent coverage of the Barclays Premier League for the past 10 years," said Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore.
"We look forward to further developing our working relationship with SportsMax as they continue to deliver a premium offering that will showcase the Barclays Premier League to our Caribbean fans."
President & CEO of SportsMax Limited, Oliver McIntosh, says the announcement is "great news".
"This is great news for both the company and fans of the Barclays Premier League in the Caribbean that IMC has been awarded the rights for the BPL through the 2015-2016 season," he said.
"For 10 years now, SportsMax has provided coverage of the BPL, this season increasing the number of matches we show to five each weekend and ensuring that all BPL matches each weekend are broadcast.
"Our coverage has attracted many new fans of the BPL across the Caribbean as SportsMax has enhanced coverage with its SportsMax Zone programme and media partnerships promoting the BPL. We look forward to three more excellent years," McIntosh stated.