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Interview with Setanta Sports: North America

EPL Talk will be conducting an interview this afternoon with Shane O’Rourke, president of North American operations for Setanta Sports, to discuss today’s huge announcement.

It’ll be released as a special edition of the EPL Talk Podcast.

If you have any questions for Setanta, please post them here so I can ask them!

Thanks everyone for your questions you posted here and that you emailed to me. I tried to ask as many as I could.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013. View all posts by Christopher Harris →
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3 Responses to Interview with Setanta Sports: North America

  1. Anonymous says:

    I would like to understand momre about their plans, specifically their business model. Seems they are taking the PPV approach to a product with limited appeal, here in the US anyway, and distribution, only on Direct TV. Specifically I would like to understand why they didnt go with a more classis cable approach where they are paid per subscriber per month. They would have to offer their programming cheaply relative to the other channels, but with wider distribution they would probably be able to generate more dollars. Any plans in the future to move away from the PPV model?

  2. Anonymous says:

    when will we see EPL games on broadband? This is much easier to set up then switching to directv and having to install a satellite dish.

    Is setanta preparing for EPL over broadband?

  3. The Gaffer says:

    Thanks both.

    Both of your questions were answered on the EPL Talk Podcast interview with Shane O’Rourke. Listen to it here.

    Cheers,
    The Gaffer

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