English Premier League soccer is set to not have a home on traditional Canadian TV for the first time in at least two decades. It added NFL broadcasts a year ago, though that was hardly a smooth launch.
There were many complaints of poor-quality streams , and the problem got so bad that it was forced to go back against a previous vow to not partner with Canadian cable packages and offer a parallel service through more traditional technology.
But undaunted, the U.
It holds rights to German, Spanish, French and Italian soccer as well. It already has deals to cover more traditional British sports, such as rugby, darts and cricket.
It also has rights to competitions like the Kontinental Hockey League and international basketball. In the U. The English league has a long-standing following in this country.
Sign up to watch one sport, you get everything. It also allows for subscribers to pause their service without penalty; you can suspend your package for months without having to pay anything.
Carducci brings experience with national team into CPL final Many moves are called game-changers these days, but this one could literally change how you watch your favourite team. What the deal would do is take soccer off conventional television in Canada, which will certainly upset more than a few purists.
DAZN archives every game it broadcasts for at least week afterwards. It also produces some original content to supplement its live coverage, which generally uses host broadcast commentators.