Beats talkSPORT of UK with a listenership of 3.6 million audiences
Sports Flashes is the India’s biggest Multi-sports App that runs the only 24x7 Sports Radio Channel of India. It announced on acquiring a unique listenership of 3.6 millions in December 2018, beating global giant talkSPORT. Launched in 2016, SportsFlashes outreach in the same month reached to 45 million people across the globe. It has beaten TalkSPORT, with unique sports content and listener’s engagement.
While “Over-the-top” is the most chic term with video OTT ruling the digital world; SportsFlashes is the first company which aims to bring in the concept of “Audio over the top content globally”. The company plans to amplify audio over the top content globally and is in talks with leading OTT players for four-five web-series.
The company garnered audio rights for the 2018/19 Premier League season, global audio broadcaster rights of India cricket, global audio broadcast rights of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and footage rights of all the past World Cup cricket matches.
Speaking on the occasion, Raman Raheja, Founder and CEO Sports Flashes said, “We are happy that all our hard work paid off and we have been able to cross the listenership of talkSPORT which is the biggest in the UK. We expect to increase our reach to 1 billion consumers with the ICC World Cup.”
“The company has big plans around World Cup; we will be broadcasting the audio feed of World Cup in 11 languages, including English, Hindi, regional Indian languages and Mandarin. We will be spending $7-8 million on the content and packaging and expect to earn over $10 million during the event”, he further added.
Sports Flashes has plans to launch services in various global markets and partner with local players there. It has already signed partnerships with BBC and TalkSports for the UK and three local radio stations in Australia. Currently, it is in discussion with radio players in South Africa, Sri lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Caribbean region.