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Free 40-inch TV sets for Hong Kong’s English Premier League fans who sign two-year deal with LeEco

The company that won the rights to broadcast the world’s biggest league in Hong Kong is charging HK$1,690 for each year

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 30 March, 2016, 7:36pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 21 September, 2016, 9:19am

Free TV sets will be handed out for English Premier League fans in Hong Kong if they are willing to commit to long-term service plans offered by rights holder LeEco.

The company, which has secured a three-year deal with the EPL from next season, announced on Wednesday its plans to attract more users. One of its lures is an offer of a free 40-inch television unit if they sign a two-year EPL plan at a cost of HK$1,690 per year.

If they want the more expensive super sports plan for two years at a cost of HK$2,490 per year, they will receive a 43-inch TV set.

The days that users have to pay for their own device have gone and we are trying to develop a content-led platform for our users. They only have to pay for the content and the device will be given free
Cheng Yizhong, LeSports chief executive

The super sports plan also includes access to LeEco’s newly secured English FA Cup and other international sporting events such as Major League Baseball (MLB), men’s and women’s China Super League and the Copa Libertadores soccer tournament in South America. Details can be found in their website LeMall.com.

Cheng Yizhong, LeSports chief executive, said they would enhance their content platform by securing more international events of the same status as the MLB and EPL, and more new programmes would be announced in April.

“The days that users have to pay for their own device have gone and we are trying to develop a content-led platform for our users,” said Cheng. “They only have to pay for the content and the device will be given free.

“Not only international competitions, we also are interested in bringing more Hong Kong events to our users and are working with the authorities for possible plans.”

LeEco also announced that its new 4K, 120-inch TV set would be available in Hong Kong at a price of HK$799,999.