Airtel Africa has launched a new content package that will provide exclusive, live access to all FIFA World Cup 2022 matches to Airtel TV subscribers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Congo Brazzaville, Gabon, Chad, Niger, Madagascar and Seychelles.
The service, in partnership with New World TV, enables Airtel TV subscribers to watch the matches conveniently on their devices, wherever they are. All the games will be aired in French; and Airtel Africa is also developing special data packages at competitive rates for streaming the matches.
Under the terms of the agreement with New World TV, an official broadcast partner for the FIFA World Cup 2022™, Airtel TV subscribers in these markets will also be able to watch UEFA national team competitions until 2028 and FIFA 2022 and 2023 competitions.
Thierry Diasonama, the Managing Director of Airtel DRC said: “We are thrilled to deliver the excitement of the FIFA World Cup 2022™ conveniently to all our customers. We are combining our innovative Airtel TV content platform with unbeatable data packages to deliver the best value and ensure that lovers of the beautiful game can conveniently follow the matches on the go”.
“This offering demonstrates our commitment to transform the lives of our customers by ensuring their convenience. It is the reason we are continually investing in expanding our network and distribution network to deliver connectivity and financial services closer to our customers as we drive digital and financial inclusion. In DRC, for instance, one of our goals is to ensure that none of our customers travels more than one kilometre to access our services”.
Airtel TV is a one-stop platform for live TV, music videos, news, sports and lots more. The Airtel TV app, which is available on Android and iOS, is subscription-free and offers registered users unlimited access to the entire Airtel TV content library as well as enable them stream different content categories on the robust Airtel 4G network.