Italy Premier League rights go to Pitch International
In a busy week for Premier League media rights announcements, Pitch International has been awarded exclusive audio-visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season for seasons 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 in Italy.
Richard Scudamore, the Premier League chief executive, comments: “We are extremely pleased that Pitch International has chosen to invest in our broadcast rights in Italy. We are confident that they will distribute all the best Barclays Premier League action in a comprehensive and innovative manner to our fans in Italy.”
Jonathan Rogers, Pitch International managing director, adds: “We are delighted to be appointed as the Premier League’s licensee in such an important football territory as Italy. It is widely acknowledged how important Premier League rights are to broadcasters worldwide and for Pitch to open its account with the Premier League and add it to its growing roster of major clients is another step forward in the company’s growth.”