An expansion of their existing live sport offerings, Optus has secured the live broadcast rights for all 47 matches of the Women’s Big Bash League 2016/17 season.
Eligible mobile, mobile broadband and home broadband customers with an Optus Sport subscription will be able to watch all of the Women’s Big Bash League matches live, plus replays of the remaining 12 matches, as well as get access to classic matches, extended match highlights, in-depth game analysis.
According to Ben White, Managing Director of Marketing and Product at Optus, “The Women’s Big Bash League is a great addition to Optus Sport. We’ve made sure fans don’t miss out on any of the cricket action this summer by adding a 24/7 channel to Optus Sport.”
Matches will be broadcast on Optus Sport 2 via the Optus Sport App and through Yes TV by Fetch.
“As part of our exclusive content partnership with Cricket Australia, eligible customers can live stream this summer’s cricket data-free on their mobile when accessing the Cricket Australia Live app through Optus Sport.”
In addition to its support of the Women’s Big Bash League, Optus is expanding its sponsorship of the Melbourne Stars to become the Principal Partner of both Men’s and Women’s teams.
“Optus is keen to build on our successful partnership with the Melbourne Stars, by aligning our involvement with the Stars’ vision of ‘One Club: Two Teams.’ To become a partner of both the men’s and women’s sides is a natural progression for us” Melbourne Stars Chief Executive Clint Cooper said.
Customers are able to access Optus Sport from just $15/month on selected plans $30 and above. For those on selected plans $85 and above, Optus Sport is included at no extra cost.