BROADCASTING: ESPN announces Free Weekend – February 3-6

January 23, 2012

  • ESPN to broadcast first ever live free-to-air Premier League match
  • Free Weekend available to all Sky, TopUp TV, BT Vision and Freeview viewers
  • Live sport also includes Serie A, NBA and UFC

ESPN will make sports broadcasting history in February when it screens the first ever live free-to-air Barclays Premier League match to millions of Freeview customers.

Manchester City’s home fixture against Fulham will be the first match in the Premier League’s 20-year existence to be made available to those without subscription packages, meaning that up to 10 million UK households with access to Freeview will have the chance to watch the match through their set-top boxes.

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