SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – January 10, 2018 – Twitter today announced a partnership with SportsFix, ASEAN’s first and only OTT platform that delivers LIVE and VOD sports content via mobile devices, to live stream the inaugural Boost SportsFix Super Cup (@SportsFixTV).
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The live content on Twitter will be available free to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter via @SportsFixTV and on connected devices globally. Football fans can keep up with the latest game updates on Twitter by following these hashtags: #BSFSupercup and #SportsFix.
13th January, 2018 (Saturday), 8PM KL Time : Ratchaburi FC vs Persija Jakarta (#RATvPER)
* all games played at Malaysia’s National Stadium, KL Sports City. Each team plays each other once, 3 games in total (Round Robin Format)
Taking place 13-20 January at the National Stadium at Kuala Lumpur Sports City, the Boost SportsFix Super Cup pre-season football tournament will see three of the Southeast Asian region’s premier professional clubs – Kelantan FA of Malaysia, Persija Jakarta of Indonesia and Ratchaburi FC from Thailand – battling for supremacy. The tournament will be the first football action at the National Stadium after it was completely renovated for the recent 29th SEA Games.
“Footballers and club-related hashtags were among the most discussed sports terms on Twitter in Southeast Asia and globally in 2017, so we know football is a huge driver of conversation on Twitter. This collaboration is a great way to tap into the engaged audience of football fans across the region who are already using Twitter as a primary source of content,” said Maurizio Barbieri, Head of Sports Partnerships SEA, Twitter. “By partnering with leading broadcasters like SportsFix, we look forward to bringing the best of live football video and conversations together on Twitter.”
“I have worked with Twitter successfully in the past and I am excited to deepen this relationship to stream and monetize live events via Twitter’s innovative streaming platform, starting with the Boost SportsFix Super Cup,” said Carl Kirchhoff (@CarlKir), CEO, SportsFix. “Twitter and its live streaming solutions are a perfect fit for us to enhance our growing social following and fan engagement in the ASEAN region and beyond.”
In addition to the live broadcast on Twitter, football fans will also have the chance to experience the games live at the impressive National Stadium at KL Sports City. Tickets, on sale now, are priced from RM 10 (Students) to RM15 to RM120 for adults, available via http://sportsfixcup.com.
SPORTSFIX is owned by SF Media Holdings Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of TSA (Total Sports Asia), Asia’s global leader in sports content. SPORTSFIX is ASEAN’s first and only LIVE and VOD sports content OTT platform. SPORTSFIX is streaming popular local, regional and international sports content on its platform and works closely with Telecom operators across the region to deliver the content directly to millions of mobile devices. Anytime, anywhere, now everyone can watch their favorite sports. Check out www.sportsfix.tv
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