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IPL 2012 Broadcasters

IPL is one of the biggest cricketing extravaganzas in India. The craze for the tournament far surpasses any other form of cricket. The fact that there are big bucks involved in the entire process of purchasing franchisees, organizing matches and preparing for the tournament, makes it one of the most expensive leagues. The Broadcasting rights of the tournament are always a matter of great discussion as every channel wants to board on the profitable ship. The sponsors take every possible effort to secure a place for their advertisement on the channel.

The IPL Broadcasting Rights

The television rights if the Indian Premier League have been given to the following channels across the world.

Carribean IslandsSports Max
Hong KongPCCW
Indian subcontinentSet Max
Middle EastPehla Platform
SingaporeStar Hub
South Africa & Sub-Saharan territoriesSuper Sport
United StatesEchostar and Neo
United KingdomITV

The Internet Rights of the IPL

IndiaIndia Times and You Tube (5 min delay in the telecast).
USIndia Times and You Tube (I hour delay in the telecast).
Rest of the World (excluding Sub --Saharan Territories)Live telecast on Geodesic and iPad app

The Mobile Telecast Rights of the IPL

IndiaApalya, Avani TV, Telecom operators and iPhone/iPad applications (5 min delay in the updates)
Middle EastLive feeds on Hungama on local telecom operator decks
Rest of the World (excluding Sub Saharan Territories)Live feeds through Geodesic and iPad applications.

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