Nimbus Sport signs up Acme Mobile, AIS for EPL Mobile Clips

Mumbai, Nov 29 (UNI) Nimbus Sport International today announced an agreement with Acme Mobile and Thailand's largest mobile carrier, Advanced Info Services (AIS) to provide on-demand mobile clips of the Barclays English Premier League (EPL) in Thailand for the remainder of the 2007-2008 season.

Acme Mobile will operate and run the mobile clips service for AIS. From November-end, AIS will offer near live content as well as highlights and previews of all Barclays Premier League matches through a dedicated Barclays Premier League wapsite.

Football fans across Thailand will be able to access the content free of charge, a release issued here today stated.

Nimbus Sport has been awarded the mobile and internet rights for the next three years - covering 1,140 Barclays EPL matches that will be played until the end of the 2009-2010 season.

The 2007-2008 season kicked off on August 11 and will showcase 380 matches until May 2008. Nimbus Sport is marketing these rights in conjunction with PA SportEV - a subsidiary of PA Sport.

The rights awarded to Nimbus Sport span countries across the globe including China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and other countries in Asia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Egypt, as well as countries in the Middle-East and North Africa, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Belgium in Europe, and reaching as far as Brazil, Australia and New Zealand, the release added.


Story first published: Friday, November 30, 2007, 0:24 [IST]
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