Announcement of TVS EPL digital broadcast partners

Published on : 05/31/2018



AP1 HD - Official Broadcast Partner


Everest Premiere League is proud to announce AP1 HD as their official broadcast partner for 2017, 2018 and 2019. The TV rights for EPL 2017 has been sold to AP1 HD TV for a whooping 10 Million Rupees (5 Million Rupees in cash and 5 Million Rupees in kind) per year.

EPL's ROI MODEL

EPL bases itself on the technical format followed by international franchise tournaments. Hence we are obliged to announce that the sum generated via the selling of TV rights will be distributed equally to the seven stakeholders of EPL (six team owners and EPL itself). Each stakeholder will receive Seven Hundred and Fourteen Thousand Rupees in cash via the Return of Investment (ROI) model followed by EPL.

EPL's BARTER MODEL

The 5 million Rupees received by EPL as barteris a collective of the production, airtime and free advert time provided by AP1 HD for the LIVE Broadcast of EPL2017.

PRODUCTION MODALITES

The LIVE Broadcast of EPL 2017 will be the first of its kind in Nepal with the inclusion of 12 cameras, 3rd umpire, large spectator screen on the ground, full cricket graphics and computerized programs for scores and statistics along with international commentators.

TV & PROMOTION RIGHTS

AP1 HD will have full and exclusive rights to the broadcast of all matches, match analysis, presentation ceremonies, auction and other EPL promotion or press events in the future. The promotion of EPL via AP1 HD will begin immediately and will continue till the end of the event.


Netflix - Streaming Partner


TVS Everest Premier League (EPL) 2017 - gathered massive response from cricket fans in Nepal and also abroad. As is evident, TVS EPL 2017 has had the biggest turnout for any domestic tournament in Nepal and with proper planning; we believe we can at least double the figures in the 2018 event, set for November. The EPL management is currently focused in raising the tournament's standard through global and local partnerships and we are gathered here today to announce EPL's first partner this year as the Digital Broadcast Partner!

Everest Premiere League is proud to announce NEPALFLIX as their official broadcast partner for the 2018 event. As per the agreement, TVS EPL has granted worldwide exclusive digital distribution rights to Nepalflix for distributing both LIVE and HIGHLIGHTS of the league.

Promoting Nepali Cricket globally has been one of the main agendas of TVS EPL and we believe, through the partnership with Nepalflix; which maintains several digital VOD and LIVE Streaming platforms in South Asia and around the world, distributing sports and entertainment content to domestic and diaspora communities; we will be able to tap in to a large network of cricket fans worldwide. The partnership, we believe, will bring international expertise and attention, in terms of promoting EPL digitally. This is a major milestone in the history of Nepali Cricket, as for the first time; a company of this stature is endorising a Nepali League.

We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all EPL stakeholders, sponsors, fans, players and media for their continuous support.

About Nepalflix

Nepalflix is a new video-streaming platform serving Nepali movies, music, sports and TV content to audiences in Nepal and abroad. When Nepalflix launch their Android application later this quarter, their library of entertainment content will be available on all screen sizes as well as YouTube. Nepalflix is an initiative of Chaudhary Group and Bongo, who are the market leader in digital entertainment in Bangladesh.

"TVS EPL 2017 was everything we hoped for, and we believe, together, we can make TVSEPL 2018 even bigger! The key factor for the success of any league is its stakeholders, and we believe, in Nepalflix we have found the right digital broadcast partner. With the expertise of Nepalflix, we can promote TVS EPL globally and in turn, promote Nepali cricket as well. With the experience and proficiency of the Nepalflix team, we can expect a glitch-free, easily accessible, and properly marketed and dispersed digital content at your fingertips. "
Aamir Akhtar, Founder, EPL


“Cricket captures audiences like nothing else. From our experience worldwide we know that during live matches our users are glued to their screen, whether mobile, desktop of TV. With the EPL LIVE on Nepalflix we expect to see the same response. We are very exited to have the EPL on Nepalflix. Through our partnerships with telecom operators and ISPs, our goal is to make the live stream available to as many people in Nepal as possible. And for those who have missed the game, all highlights will be available on our app!”
Ahad Mohammad Bhai (Director, Nepalflix)


“As a cricket lover, I am delighted to see the development of the game in Nepal. A professionally organized tournament like the EPL is an opportunity to showcase Nepali cricket around the world. Nepalflix will target international audiences as well as Nepali living abroad, thanks to our strong distribution network with telecom operators in Malaysia and the Middle East.
Karel Kuipéri (Chief Operating Officer, Bongo)

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