It is a celebration across many African countries as Manchester United partners with a top T.V. operator in Africa that will help view their games to millions of fans. Man United have signed an agreement with StarTimes, the continent’s leading digital T.V. operator.
StarTimes and Manchester United Signs a new Deal
StarTimes will now distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 African countries across the sub-Saharan region. Manchester United fans in African countries like Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, and Kenya will receive exclusive Manchester United content 24 hours a day on the station.
Manchester United T.V. is the world’s leading football club T.V. channel, which has its first team and Academy games, live manager’s press conferences, player interviews, award-winning documentaries and news.
StarTimes has over 13 million subscribers through its DVB digital T.V. service and 20 million users of its OTT streaming services. And they are widening their access to top-quality digital entertainment throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
The Chief Executive of Media Phil Lynch of Manchester United said they are proud to connect with hundreds of millions of passionate United fans in Africa. This long-term agreement will allow them to get closer to the club.
They will be closer to their fans through MUTV’s exclusive, 24-hours content from Old Trafford and the AON Training Complex. He also said MUTV is one of their most important channels for engaging with their fans worldwide.
StarTimes Sports Deputy Director Kristen Miao said United is one of the most iconic football clubs globally, and they are delighted to share MUTV with football fans across Africa.
Nigeria is among the many African countries that will be benefitting from the partnership. Angola, Botswana, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, and Cape Verde are among them.
Also, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia and many more African countries will all benefit from it.