Ministry of Sport

Optus Sport Is Expected To Achieve Record Audience Numbers Ahead Of The European Football Finals

Optus Sport is set to break its own live streaming records when it delivers four of the biggest football events in the world this week.

Starting Thursday 30 May, Optus Sport will be broadcasting the UEFA Europa League final between Chelsea and Arsenal, the UEFA Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool and the UEFA Nations League.

Subscriptions to the platform have spiked ahead of the finals and Optus’ Head of TV and Content, Corin Dimopoulos, said the upcoming football action will deliver a sensational experience for fans.

“European football has delivered us phenomenal audiences this year that have easily beaten our internal forecasts,” he said.

“The dedication of loyal football fans to this season has been unwavering and we’re delighted that our first-class viewing experience has been enjoyed by fans of all ages.”

“The accelerated growth of Optus Sports’ industry-leading app highlights the power of our premium and engaging content and further demonstrates the unique power of streaming on mobile devices that gives viewers a way to consume their favourite content on the go.

“User experience is our top priority and during this very exciting time for football fans, our bumper schedule means Australian audiences will not miss a moment of the action.”

In addition, to celebrate the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, in which all 52 games are available live and on-demand on Optus Sport, Optus is providing complimentary access to Optus Sport to school-aged children throughout the tournament.

The complimentary offer aims to give women’s sport greater visibility and change the future Australian school children see.

All the Optus Sport action can be viewed on the big-screen via Fetch, Apple TV, Apple Airplay, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV or Xbox, or via tablet, mobile, desktop or laptop.

Shaun Carney

Shaun Carney