Football Malaysia Limited Liability Partnership (FMLLP) owners of the Malaysian Football League (MFL) announced today that they have signed up Ideal Systems for three years live production of the Malaysian Football League (MFL) for leading OTT operator iflix.
FMLLP which is owned by the 24-member clubs of the Malaysia football league and commenced live production with Ideal in February and will continue to November 2020. FMLLP has five Malaysian football entities under its jurisdiction, including; Liga Super, the Liga Premier, The Piala Malaysia, the FA and the Sumbangsih cups. The deal will see Ideal Systems provide live production services including, encoding and transmission of live matches from venues, IP based broadcast grade Multi camera production, distribution of matches to various 3rd parties such as Media Prima, RTM and TM UnifiTV, encoding of all matches to the iflix platform, operating the technical and monitoring facility for all matches, live ingest, editing , asset management and publishing facilities and provide a remote production facility for live commentary, graphics and ad insertions The partnership also covers the Malaysia Cup knockout competition, which will now be known as the Unifi Malaysia Cup, a total of about 100 matches a year.
iflix is a top tier subscription video on demand (SVOD) OTT service provider. From its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia it serves as a digital hosting and distribution platform offering premium OTT services to more than 6.5 million subscribers in 25 countries across Asia, Middle East, and Africa. iflix has collaborated with FMLLP and Ideal Systems to live stream every Liga Super, Piala Malaysia, and marquee Piala FA matches exclusively for football fans in Malaysia on the new “Football Malaysia on iflix” channel.