Akash DTH becomes BBPL title sponsor

Sports Correspondent

8 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Akash DTH, a sister concern of Beximco Group became the title sponsor of Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL), Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury stated it at a press conference at media block of Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in the capital on Friday.

Beximco Communications CEO Faisal Hyder and Bangabandhu-BPL Grounds and title sponsor right holders K-Sports CEO Fahad Karim were also present on the occasion.

Akash has purchased the rights of the title sponsor for the special BPL from K-Sports.

“The special edition of the Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20-2019 is the first event which will celebrate Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary. We are happy to be associated with this special edition of BPL,” said Faisal Hyder.

“We’ve launched our service, Akash through Bangabandhu Satellite-1 on May 2019. We’re the first and biggest customer of the ‘Bangabandhu Satellite-1’ as of yet. Our Aksah service is an exciting new brand. It’s a new technology of TV viewing experience. We are the first to bring in this technology in Bangladesh. We have more than 120 channels, where we’ve included 40 HD channels. We’re promoting Bangladeshi channels, who are broadcasting in HD. We’re trying to give the valuable service to our customers,” Hyder told media.

“Our expectation is that the standard of our cricket will be improved further through Bangabandhu-BPL,” he concluded.