Friday, August 21, 2015

Bundesliga 2015/2016 season kicks off on Fox Sports

FOX Sports announced that it will be bolstering its strong lineup of sports events this year with its comprehensive coverage of the Bundesliga games, the primary competition series of the German Football League. The channel has acquired a five-year rights deal with the Deutsche FußballLiga GmbH, the league association responsible for the games, making the 2015/16 season of the Bundesliga games a landmark cable TV first for most Asian countries, including the Philippines.

The Bundesliga boasts of having the highest in-arena attendance with an average per-game headcount of roughly 45,000 spectators per match, providing an electric atmosphere for German football fans. And with the highest average goals scored per match, the level of excitement of each Bundesliga game is unparalleled by its other European football counterparts. The Bundesliga currently features 18 clubs, and each club plays against the 17 other clubs twice (Home & Away), with a total of 306 matches per season. The honor of being the first hailed champions back in 1903 went to the VfB Leipzig, and the current champions FC Bayern München holds the most titles with 25, including the 2014/15 season.

The strength of the Bundesliga lies in its investment in youth player development that is reinforced by scientific training. This endeavor has paid off for Germany in the delivery of a World Cup-winning national team. 

Last August 15, FOX Sports Philippines started its LIVE and exclusive coverage of the Bundesliga and will be providing 5 to 6 live matches every week, with ancillary programming comprised of highlights, replays, magazine shows and a dedicated studio team bringing you all the LIVE action from our studios in Singapore.

Watch the Bundesliga 2015/16 Season, LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on FOX Sports! Matches will air every weekend.

VielSpassBeimFussball! Better memorize it! The Bundesliga is here!

FOX Sports is seen on Sky Cable ch. 31, Cignal Digital TV ch 48, Destiny Cable ch 31, Dream Satellite, ch 38, GSat, ch 126, Cable Link ch 56 and over 150 cable operators nationwide. Follow FOX Sports Philippines on Twitter and Instagram @FOXSports_PH and join the conversation with #Bundesliga.

About FOX Sports

The FOX Sports network is FOX International Channels’ portfolio of sport channels across Asia, delivering the most compelling LIVE sports events locally, and from around the world. The network includes the linear channel FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports 3, FOX Sports News, STAR Sports, STAR Sports 2 and its non-linear platforms FOX Sports Play and FOX Sports Mobile. All channels are available in stunning High Definition with commentary available in multiple languages, to deliver to viewers the best and most locally relevant viewing experience possible. The FOX Sports and STAR Sports channels are available across Hong Kong, Taiwan, South East Asia, Japan, South Korea, China, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Papua New Guinea reaching more than 40 million homes across the region. For more information, please visit and FOXSportsAsia on Facebook.

About FOX International Channels (FIC)

FOX International Channels (FIC) is 21st Century FOX’s international multi-media business. We develop, produce and distribute 300+ wholly- and majority-owned entertainment, factual, sports, movie and lifestyle channels across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, in 48 languages. These networks and their related mobile, non-linear and high-definition extensions, reach over 1.6 billion cumulative households worldwide.

In Asia Pacific and the Middle East, FIC’s portfolio includes 30+ channel brands across all genres on both linear and non-linear platforms, including FOX Sports, FOX, National Geographic Channel, and SCM (formerly STAR Chinese Movies).  As the region’s leading broadcaster, FIC reaches more than 580 million cumulative homes with offices in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Australia and the UAE.

In the Philippines, FIC is home to over 40 channel brands, among which several own the top spots in their respective genres due to loyal viewership, including FOX, STAR World, National Geographic, STAR Movies, FOX Filipino, and FOX Sports. As the current market leader in the Pay-TV industry, FIC connects with more 3.5million subscribers in the country.

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