3 unveils new mobile Premiership content package

14 Aug 2009

Mobile operator 3 today unveiled a new Sky Sports football package that includes video action of goals and analysis, including free alerts letting them know when a video clip of their team is available on Planet 3.

Announcing its Premiership package for the 2009/10 season 3 subscribers can look forward to FREE browsing for the latest news on ‘My Team’ with Planet 3 as well as access to Sky Sports News and Sky Sports 1, 2 & 3 for 99c per day/€1.99 per week.

Planet 3 will provide the focal point for soccer fans with the ‘My Team’ application keeping fans updated on every result, fixture and Premier League position for the favourite team.

The Sky Sports package includes video action of goals and analysis of both the Premiership and Champions League with Soccer AM and Sky Sports News Clips at 50c per video clip.

3 also provides access to premier scores enabling live commentary, scores and more for all Scottish and English leagues and cups, as well as all of the action from the Champions League, UEFA Cup and international games. It’s free to try for the first week then just €1.99 per month or €0.69 to use it for a 24 hour period.

“With the Community Shield 2 -2 thriller now behind us, our appetite is well and truly wetted for the start of the Premier League season,” David Kent, head of entertainment at 3.

“We all have our own favourite teams and we understand how important it is to provide the very best in sports coverage for our subscribers, as such we are delighted to have teamed up with Sky Sports again this season for this fantastic service,” Kent added.

By John Kennedy

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years