Sports betting technology supplier SIS (Sports Information Services) has today announced a significant relaunch of its retail TV service to bookmakers, culminating in the launch of two new television channels available to UK bookmakers.
From 1st January the SIS FACTS channel, the channel will include additional horse racing content from Latin America and the USA. SIS current portfolio of content includes British horse racing from Chelmsford City, Leicester, Stratford, and Taunton together with Irish horse racing. In addition, SIS showcases international horse racing from courses in France, Germany and the UAE. British greyhound racing and 49s numbers and established virtual racing will also remain.
SIS have confirmed that there will be a short transition period on the SIS FACTS and SIS+ TV channels following the expiry of SIS’s existing rights deal with British Northern courses expires at the end of 2017 and the 1st April 2018, when horse racing content from RMG courses will be introduced to the SIS service. Reflecting these changes, SIS’s new service will be introduced in two parts, one from 1st January 2018, and the second from 1st April 2018.
The SIS+ channel will continue to feature British and Irish horse racing and greyhound racing, Indian and UAE horse racing, as well as the overflow of French and German horse racing, and additional events. On 1st April 2018 the SIS service will be provided across two complementary channels to reflect the increased volume of content.
Paul Witten, Product Director at SIS said “After much anticipation, we are pleased to announce the relaunch of the SIS service, which have been a staple within British and Irish betting shops for over 30 years. We have worked to ensure that the SIS service schedules are optimised for customers’ needs, and will maximise value for bookmakers”.