Singapore, 8 August 2019 – Sports fans in Singapore can get ready for an avalanche of heart-stopping football and rugby action from around the world come 8 August 2019. Mediacorp and beIN SPORTS have entered a partnership, paving the way for thrilling sports programmes, such as the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 and matches from major international football leagues, to be hosted on Toggle, Mediacorp’s digital video platform.
Subscribers will be able to enjoy two packages: the beIN SPORTS Pass and the Rugby World Cup Pass, on any of their favourite devices instantly upon activation.
The beIN SPORTS Pass offers football lovers unlimited access to ‘live’ and on-demand matches from UEFA Champions League, Europa League, La Liga, Ligue 1, MLS, and more. Subscribers can choose from different tenured plans priced at S$9.98 per month or S$68.98 for an entire season.
Rugby fanatics, on the other hand, can opt for the Rugby World Cup Pass, which will screen all matches of the Rugby World Cup 2019, to be held in Japan from 20 September to 2 November. Customers who sign up from now till 31 August 2019 stand to enjoy an early bird price of S$68.98 (regular price $78.98). As an added bonus, all subscribers of the Rugby World Cup Pass will receive a complimentary beIN SPORTS Pass (valid till 30 November 2019).
Anil Nihalani, Mediacorp’s Head of Digital Products & Technology, said: “We are pleased to partner with beIN SPORTS, one of the world’s leading sports networks, to bring our customers an exciting selection of premium sports content. In addition, Toggle users enjoy the unrivalled convenience of instant activation and access to content on the widest range of devices, all without the hassle of set-top box installation.”
Mike Kerr, beIN ASIA PACIFIC’s Managing Director, said: “I have had a great experience as a Toggle user, so I am naturally excited over our collaboration with Mediacorp to expand its sports offering. Toggle is one of the most popular apps in Singapore, and through our partnership, local fans now have even more choices to fuel their appetite for live football content on beIN SPORTS. As Toggle continues to widen its engagement and grow its user base, we are committed to delivering high-quality coverage and enhancing fans’ experience starting with the upcoming football season and Rugby World Cup 2019.”
Subscribers to the beIN SPORTS Pass and Rugby World Cup Pass who refer their friends to sign up stand a chance to win all-expense paid trips to watch a La Liga match in Spain and the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, respectively. More information on the referral contests and price plans is available at toggle.sg/priceplan
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Mediacorp is Singapore’s largest content creator and transmedia network, operating six TV channels, 11 radio stations and multiple digital platforms including CNA, Singapore's most used news app, and Toggle, its digital video platform. Its mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.
Mediacorp pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with radio broadcast in 1936 and television broadcast in 1963. Today, it reaches 98% of Singaporeans in four languages weekly and has a growing Asian audience base through CNA as well as entertainment content that is distributed across markets in the region.
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About beIN ASIA PACIFIC
beIN ASIA PACIFIC is a multi-platform media company. Offering a stellar line-up of live sporting events through its premium brand, beIN SPORTS, we serve passionate fans with great coverage, news and analysis of the top leagues and competitions from around the planet, as well as exclusive and never-before-available content. beIN SPORTS is available in 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Headquartered in Singapore, we are part of beIN Media Group, the fastest-growing global media and entertainment company with over 60 channels worldwide.