FIGHT SPORTS PUNCHES ONTO STARHUB IN SINGAPORE
Extending its major distribution in the region and South East Asia, CSI Sports has signed a new carriage agreement with StarHub TV in Singapore which will see transmission of channels principally including its 24/7 HD network Fight Sports.
With boxing and MMA thriving globally, the Fight Sports network now reaches over 40 countries with more than 200+ carriage agreements across Europe, Asia and the Caribbean since launch in 2012. The new StarHub programming line-up will include broadcasting some of boxing’s biggest live world title fights from WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO, Championship kickboxing, K-1, MMA, martial arts and exclusive reality, documentary and original programming series.
Coverage will also feature some of history’s most exciting championship boxing events from the HBO Championship Boxing Series, WCCB and classic fights with legendary boxers such as Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya and George Foreman.
“We are excited to partner with CSI Sports to introduce Fight Sports HD, a 24/7 channel offering extensive coverage of the fight industry to our customers,” said Lee Soo Hui, head of StarHub’s content business unit. “We are committed to enhancing our sports line-up and this addition will see our customers enjoy a greater variety of live sporting events on StarHub TV.”
CSI Sports co-CEOs Richard and Craig Miele added: “We are pleased to be expanding FIGHT SPORTS’ reach with distribution on StarHub’s multi-media platform in Singapore. Our channel performance in Asia and Europe has continued to secure increased distribution while we continue to invest significantly in live and original programming.”