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Wednesday 13 February 2013

Italy rights awarded to Pitch International

Three-year deal for audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 matches in Italy

Newcastle United full-back Davide Santon (left) has won eight caps for Italy

The Premier League is pleased to announce that Pitch International has been awarded exclusive audio visual broadcast rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season for seasons 2013/14-2015/16 in Italy.

Richard Scudamore, the Premier League Chief Executive, said: "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, said: "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."

For an overview of the rights deals struck for the 2013/14 season onwards, click here.

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Key Points

  • Pitch International has been awarded new live audio visual broadcast rights deal in Italy
  • The agreement runs from 2013/14 to 2015/16
  • The deal covers all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season
Tags: Broadcast