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Discovery and Mediacorp partner to launch Eurosport and Setanta Sports on Toggle
Premium global sports now accessible through Toggle on all screens
Singapore, 2 October 2018 - Sports fans in Singapore will have greater access to some of the world’s biggest global sports events with the launch of Discovery’s leading pan European sports destination Eurosport, and Setanta Sports, now available on Mediacorp’s digital entertainment service, Toggle. For an all-in fee of only $7.90 per month (inclusive of GST) for the Sports Action Pass, viewers can catch the best of European championships and major rugby leagues on the subscription package, available only on Toggle, with the added convenience of watching the games anywhere, anytime and on any device.
Mr. Anil Nihalani, Head, Digital Products & Technology, Mediacorp said, “We continue building our sports offerings following the success of World Cup. This tie-up with Eurosport and Setanta Sports brings premium sports to our viewers at an attractive price. Subscription on Toggle is also easier with instant activation online – no set-top box installation and the service is available on a wide variety of devices including mobile and Smart TVs.”
Commenting on the launch, Anna Pak Burdin, General Manager – Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, said, “With the launch of Eurosport and Setanta Sports on Toggle, we continue to bring the best of our sports content to viewers in Singapore, now across all screens. Through Mediacorp’s Toggle platform, we are able to bring all the action to our passionate sports fans on the go, providing flexibility to customers in how they access their favourite sporting events and teams.”
Eurosport fuels the passion of fans and connects communities of fans with the greatest sports events in the world. Eurosport’s portfolio of live content includes much-loved sports such as cycling, tennis, judo, wrestling, winter sports, football, and motorsports. From the Tour de France to IAAF Diamond League athletics, Eurosport celebrates sporting excellence and its heroes, bringing fans closer to the action. Among the events coming up on the channel are the 53rd FIS World Cup winter sports, the FIA World Touring Car Cup, and the European Athletics Cross Country Championships.
Setanta Sports super-serves passionate fans with rugby league and union events from the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Major rugby properties include SANZAR’s matches such as The Rugby Championship and Super Rugby, Super League, and Aviva Premiership. Rugby fans can look forward to coverage of the 2018 Rugby Championship featuring South Africa vs New Zealand, the first match in this year’s Autumn Internationals series with France taking on South Africa at the Stade Francais in Paris, and the Saracens vs Wasps match from the Gallagher Premiership at Allianz Park.
More information on the subscription packages is available at Toggle.sg/priceplan.
Toggle is Mediacorp’s digital entertainment service with entertainment and lifestyle content, offering a wide variety of content options – Catch-up, Toggle Originals, live coverage of key national events, and behind-the-scenes exclusives to viewers across multiple devices - computers, tablets, smartphones, Smart TVs and Apple TVs. Log on to www.toggle.sg or download the app on App Store, Google Play Store, and Smart TV App Stores
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit www.corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryInc across social platforms.