StarTimes extends exclusive media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana
Africa’s leading digital TV operator StarTimes has renewed exclusive
rights to broadcast Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana for further three
seasons in Sub-Saharan Africa.
According to the contract with Lega Serie A, StarTimes extends the
exclusive rights to the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English,
French, Portuguese and African indigenous languages to the 2023/2024 season.
Coppa Italia is Italy’s single-elimination domestic Cup competition, and
Supercoppa Italiana is the annual matchup between the winner of Italy’s Serie A
and the Coppa Italia champion.
"We are pleased to extend our partnership
with Lega Serie A. It is important for us to continue
to provide Italian football to fans in Africa. Coppa Italia and Supercoppa
Italiana have proved to be exciting competitions, that became very popular
among our subscribers,” said Philippe Zou, StarTimes Content Operation Center Director.
StarTimes is the leading digital TV
operator in Africa, serving 13 million DVB subscribers and 27 million OTT users
in 30+ countries. StarTimes owns a 700+ channels’ content platform combining African
and international channels. The company's vision is "To ensure that every
African family can access, afford, watch and share the beauty of digital TV".