StarTimes Nigeria, has concluded a deal to broadcast live coverage of one of the FIFA Confederations Cup, scheduled to begin in Russia from June 17 to July 2, 2017.
The matches will be played in four Russian cities of Moscow, Sochi, Saint Petersburg and Kazan with StarTimes set to air all the matches to the living rooms of Nigerian subscribers.
Acting Brands and Marketing Director, Mr. Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes remains commited to delivering quality sporting content to its subscribers.
“Quality sporting content was the reason behind the acquisitions of sporting rights like the FIFA World Cup in over 48 territories in Africa and other sporting event such as the Serie A, Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Chinese Super League, Eredivisie.
The competition that was formerly known as the Intercontinental Championship or the King Fahd Cup, the Confederations Cup is an international competition that began in 1992.
Expands broadcast coverage to five more Kenyan’ counties
StarTimes has also expanded its services to five new counties making its digital terrestrial services now available in Kitui, Garissa, Kapenguria, Embu, Trans-Nzoia and Laikipia. This totals 33 the number of counties where Kenyans can use set-top boxes to watch television.
“This development is a boost to the company’s expansion plans with the increased coverage of the terrestrial television signal complementing the satellite television service,” said the firm in the statement.
The media company said that it currently boasts of 70% digital television coverage in Kenya.