From this August fans of football will be able to watch even more top class matches in IPLA, the biggest Internet entertainment service known for broadcasting major sports events in numerous disciplines. Now also all Champions League and Europa League matches will be shown live, in high quality and without commercials. The matches will be available in a special IPLA POLSAT SPORT PREMIUM package which will be added to the offer from July 2, 2018.
Polsat TV will launch two new, regular, 24-hour premium sports channels – Polsat Sport Premium 1 and Polsat Sport Premium 2, available in the new Super HD quality and without any advertisements, and four additional premium television services, which will show UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches in the next three years. All sixteen matches of each round of the Champions League will be broadcast live starting from the new season.
Starting from August 2018, for three consecutive years (till 2021) all the matches (over 1000) of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League will be shown on Polsat channels only. Polsat Group has acquired, for Polish fans, exclusive rights for showing the CL and EL matches across all distribution channels, including TV, the Internet and mobile devices. The 2018/2019 season will be a new chapter in the history of the Champion’s League and Europa League thanks to numerous novelties and improvements introduced by UEFA for viewers and fans.
UEFA EURO U21 Championship tournament in football, with 12 best youth teams, Poland included, competing for the title will be available via IPLA web TV till June 30, 2017. A dedicated IPLA EURO U-21 package guarantees access to all matches live, in HD quality, both at home and on the go.
Cyfrowy Polsat, the biggest media-and-telecommunication group in Poland, Polsat Sport sports TV channel and Onet – Ringier Axel Springer Polska Group (RASP) entered into cooperation in the field of distribution of exclusive sports video content produced by Polsat TV’s sports channels and by IPLA web TV. The content will be distributed on Onet Portal and via Onet-RASP sports services. The users of these services can already now find unique content related to the 2016 Men’s European Handball Championship which is starting in Poland.
The application of the largest online television IPLA for devices with Android operating system exceeded 5 million downloads. This makes it one of the most popular Polish applications in Google Play store and the most popular mobile VOD application in Poland. New versions of IPLA applications have been released recently, designed for mobile Android devices and Samsung, Panasonic and Toshiba Smart TVs.
Users of the largest online TV IPLA received even more channels, kids shows and entertainment programs. Without any price change, 11 TV channels were added to the offer, including as many as 8 channels from the VIACOM International Media Networks (VIMN) portfolio. Furthermore, users of IPLA, as the first viewers in Poland, acquired access to the contents of Comedy Central Extra – a new VIMN brand on the Polish market.
In order to accommodate the needs of people suffering from hearing loss or impairment, the largest Polish online television IPLA is developing subtitle accessibility and expanding its library of content with subtitles by adding new positions from the offer of Telewizja Polsat. Currently, IPLA offers close to 500 positions with subtitles, all marked with a special icon facilitating their identification, and this number will continue grow in the future.