Premier League Football on Satellite
The English Premier League main broadcasters for the UK are Sky Sports and BT Sports.
In the UK, The Premier League has sold television rights to its games for three years from 2016 for a record £5.136bn. Sky paid £4.2bn for five of the seven TV packages while rival BT paid £960m for the other two in the record TV rights auction.
The BBC will pay £204m for highlights show.
However you can watch Premier League Football on Satellite from other providers. Non UK broadcasters pay over £1b a year in total for live rights for the Premier League.
English Premier League worldwide broadcaster rights are sold on a territory by territory basis. Generally these deals are done on a three year contract – eg 2012/13 to 2015/16, and 2016/17 to 2019/20. There can be some exception to the rule, as seen by the Premier League’s recent deal with American broadcaster NBC Universal is for six years, covers all Premier League matches in seasons 2016-17 to 2021-22.