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Now TV to show Uefa Champions League in Hong Kong until 2024 final

June 9, 2021 GMT

Hong Kong football fans can look forward to three more seasons of Uefa Champions League action after the first broadcast rights for matches were confirmed by Now TV.

PCCW Media and beIN Sports have agreed a deal to show select matches on Now TV until the end of the 2023-24 tournament.

The deal will see live coverage of Uefa Champions League, Uefa Europa League, the new Uefa Europa Conference League and the Uefa Youth League starting in September.

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“We are pleased to extend our collaboration with beIN Sports,” PCCW Media Pay TV head Derek Choi said in a press release announcing that Now TV is the first platform in Hong Kong to reach an agreement.

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Broadcast rights for Uefa club competitions stopped being exclusive in 2018, with iCable and Now TV sharing matches.

“The continued broadcast of Uefa Champions League and Uefa Europa League, and the introduction of Uefa Europa Conference League and Uefa Youth League have reaffirmed our commitment to bringing world-class football action to Hong Kong viewers. We look forward to working with beIN Sports for the coming three seasons,” Choi said.

Selected matches will be aired on beIN Sports Max (channel 643), beIN Sports Max 2 (channel 644) and beIN Sports Max 3 (channel 645) on Now TV and also on the company’s OTT service, Now E.

Now E customers can also rewatch matches ” or not have to watch them live ” via Video on Demand.

“It is fantastic to be able to extend our great partnership with PCCW Media. We have been working closely with PCCW Media to bring some of the best football action to fans in Hong Kong and are immensely grateful for their unwavering support,” said beIN Sports Asia-Pacific managing director Mike Kerr.

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