Genius Sports Awarded Exclusive Official Data & Streaming Partnership with Chinese Taipei Football

May 5, 2023 | Government
  • Genius Sports clinches exclusive rights to license and distribute official live data and streaming content from Chinese Taipei Football Association

  • English Premier League’s official data and integrity partner to safeguard Chinese Taipei professional football from threat of match-fixing

(May 4, 2023) — Genius Sports Limited (“Genius Sports”), the official data, technology and broadcast partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports and media, has agreed a long-term official data, streaming and integrity partnership with the Chinese Taipei Football Association (“CTFA”), the data rights holder of Taiwan football.

This partnership includes the CTFA’s premier competitions including the Taiwan Football Premier League (TFPL), Taiwan Mulan Football League (TMFL) and Taiwan Football League 2nd Division.

Genius Sports will provide the CTFA with its world-leading sports data insights and technology to enhance fan experiences and assist the CTFA in commercializing its sports data and promoting streaming content to the world. To drive the CTFA’s digital transformation, Genius Sports will also provide the FIFA Competition Management System, used across world football to streamline everything from fixture generation to building official records.

Also, Genius Sports will provide its Integrity Services to protect the CTFA from match-fixing and uphold the standard of its competitions. Global wagering on the TFPL, TMFL, and 2nd Division matches will be monitored and analysed by Genius Sports’ team of excerpt integrity analysts who will inform the CTFA of any potentially suspicious activity that requires further investigation.

Deputy General Secretary of CTFA, Mr. Liang-Chen Chen says “We are happy to enter a 4-year agreement with Genius Sports. This is a giant step for us in modernizing our domestic leagues and maintaining our sports integrity. With the experience of Genius Sports, we can deliver higher quality content to our fans.”

Head of Customer Success, APAC of Genius Sports, Jagdish Singh, commented: “We’re proud to enter this wide-ranging partnership with the Chinese Taipei Football Association, providing our proven official data, streaming, competition management and integrity solutions. Our technology will be central to their strategy to drive new revenues, engage fans and protect their competitions.”

SOURCE: By Genius Sports Press.

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