US-based Kiwi entrepreneur Craig Heatley is believed to be the successful bidder for the broadcast rights to the English Premier League.
Heatley’s new digital media company 818 is reported to be the new rights holder after outbidding Sky, who said they are disappointed not to have retained them.
It is understood Heatley has teamed up with another prominent New Zealand businessman to form an alternative online sporting channel.
Heatley is yet to confirm whether his company has acquired the rights but said he will discuss it further when he arrives in New Zealand later this week. Continue reading »