DStv offers subscribers  new treat as football season kicks off

Multichoice Kenya Managing Director Eric Odipo showcasing the DSTV explora 2 package during the DStv New Football Season press conference PHOTO COURTESY

Nairobi, KENYA: MultiChoice, through DStv, is set to deliver some of the most action-packed football leagues in the world beginning Friday, 10 August 2018, as the world of champions, SuperSport, brings all the live action in all its HD glory to DStv football fans.

This is according to Multichoice Kenya managing director Eric Odipo.

Addressing the media on Tuesday in Nairobi, Multichoice Kenya managing Director Eric Odipo, said their priority is to provide the highest quality viewing experience for the biggest and best moments in sports.

“We shall continue to keep up with this promise as we once again deliver a memorable football experience this 2018/2019 season with unmatched football content that resonates with our customers including the following football titles; The Premier League (PL), The UEFA Champions League (UCL), La Liga, Serie A, Super Cup, Supertaça Europeia and Super Spanish Cup. As part of our football offering, we now have the broadcast rights to the UEFA Nations League (UNL). This brings the number of games available for DStv subscriber to over 1,140 live matches on up to five football leagues throughout this football period,” said MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director, Eric Odipo.

The Premier League will kick-off on Friday, 10 August 2018 with Manchester United vs. Leicester City at 10 pm Kenya Time on SS3. Head-to-head records of Manchester United against Leicester City have seen Man U win 64 of the games, draw in 29 of the games and lost 33 of the games.

The La Liga season will start on Saturday, 18 August 2018 followed by Serie A on Sunday, 19 August 2018. Throughout the season, SuperSport will show all 380 games of the Premier League matches, 380 games from La Liga and 380 matches of Serie A on DStv. DStv Premium and Compact Plus subscribers will get even more football action on SuperSport including UEFA Super Cup, and Spanish Super Cup.

“This season will be one to remember for our subscribers across all our packages as we strive to offer more value for our customers. Subscribers on DStv Family will this season get over 450 games while Access customers will receive over 220. Both Family and Access customers can now enjoy the best of local and some international football matches which includes international friendlies plus a select Premier League games on SS7, SS8 & SS10,” added Odipo.

DStv will continue to open to its subscribers a variety of sports including Rugby, Cycling, Golf, Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Motorsport and International Boxing.

DStv Premium also offers the latest and best movies and series, fresh from Hollywood on the M-Net movie channels as well as the widest variety of quality local and international entertainment channels. Express from the U.S. brings Premium subscribers the best and latest entertainment on M-Net within 24 hours of the U.S. broadcast.

The DStv High Definition decoder is currently retailing at Sh4,999/- and comes with a decoder, satellite dish full kit, inclusive of installation and one month of a Compact package (that has over 90 channels)