C&W Communications and Digicel Group Joint Venture Awarded Exclusive Rights to Premier League for the Caribbean

  • Caribbean Premier Sports Limited (CPSL) will hold the LIVE and
    on-demand rights for 380 matches a season for three years
  • Innovative new partnership will create greater access across region
    through end of 2022

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C&W
Communications
(“C&W”) and Digicel
Group
announced that their new sports broadcasting joint venture,
Caribbean Premier Sports Limited (CPSL), has won the exclusive rights to
broadcast Premier
League
football in the Caribbean for the three seasons 2019/20 to
2021/22, which includes every match broadcast LIVE, via streaming and
on-demand. With the formation of CPSL, C&W and Digicel are bringing
together their world-class sports broadcasting experience to deliver
more LIVE Premier League matches to fans throughout the Caribbean.

“Premier League football’s appeal is second to none in the Caribbean and
we look forward to delivering a high quality content experience to our
Flow and BTC customers across the region for the next three seasons,”
said Stephane David, VP, Chief Programming Officer of Liberty Latin
America, C&W’s parent company. “We are excited to join forces with
Digicel and introduce a brand new channel that offers a unique platform
for the Premier League and delivers the best football to more customers
across the region than ever before.”

Olly McIntosh, CEO of IMC, a Digicel Group company, added, “We are proud
to announce our joint venture partnership with C&W and this new
agreement with the Premier League to bring the excitement of world-class
football action to fans across the Caribbean.”

Premier League Director of Broadcasting Paul Molnar said, “Both C&W and
Digicel have done an excellent job in covering the Premier League in
recent years. The combined reach of both companies across the Caribbean
makes this an exciting prospect and will ensure fans around the region
have access to their favorite players and teams.”

About C&W Communications

C&W, part of the Liberty Latin America group of companies, is a
full-service communications and entertainment provider and delivers
market-leading video, broadband, telephony and mobile services to
consumers in more than 20 markets. Through its business division, C&W
provides data center hosting, domestic and international managed network
services, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud
technology to serve business and government customers. C&W also operates
a state-of-the-art submarine fiber network – the most extensive in the
region.

Learn more at www.cwc.com

About Liberty Latin America

Liberty Latin America is a leading telecommunications company operating
in over 20 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean under the
consumer brands VTR, Flow, Liberty, Más Móvil, BTC, UTS and Cabletica.
The communications and entertainment services that we offer to our
residential and business customers in the region include digital video,
broadband internet, telephony and mobile services. Our business products
and services include enterprise-grade connectivity, data center, hosting
and managed solutions, as well as information technology solutions with
customers ranging from small and medium enterprises to international
companies and governmental agencies. In addition, Liberty Latin America
operates a subsea and terrestrial fiber optic cable network that
connects over 40 markets in the region.

Liberty Latin America has three separate classes of common shares, which
are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbols “LILA”
(Class A) and “LILAK” (Class C), and on the OTC link under the symbol
“LILAB” (Class B).

For more information, please visit www.lla.com

About Digicel Group

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with
operations in 31 markets throughout the Caribbean, Central America and
Asia Pacific. Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives
across its markets, including Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica,
Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational,
cultural and social development programs. Visit www.digicelgroup.com
for more information.

About Caribbean Premier Sports Limited (CPSL)

CPSL, a St. Lucia based joint venture between C&W and Digicel will bring
together the best of their sports broadcasting capabilities to deliver
world-class sports programming and viewership experiences to fans across
the region. CPSL is owned equally by C&W and Digicel. More information
will be available on CPSL as it goes live in H2 2019.

About the Premier League

The Premier League produces some of the most competitive and compelling
football in the world. The League and its clubs use the power and
popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities, and partners
in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people
together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone,
everywhere and is available to watch in 1 billion homes in 189 countries.

Contacts

C&W Communications Media contact:
Wendy
McDonald
Director, Communications
[email protected]

Digicel Group Media contact:
Antonia
Graham
Head of Group Communications
Digicel
+1 876 564
1708
[email protected]

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