StarTimes extends media rights for Coppa & Super Italia
StarTimes have extends exclusive media rights with Lega Serie A to broadcast Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana till 2024.
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.
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“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.
What is StarTimes
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”.
StarTimes Subscription to Watch Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana
According to my research, StarTimes subscribers that want to watch all Coppa Italia will need to upgrade their Bouquet to Classic on their Digital Terrestrial decoder.
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This is for subscriber which uses the antenna type. While those on Direct-to-Home, satellite version of StarTimes need to upgrade their subscription to Super Bouquet.
Those on lower StarTimes bouquet are not left-out. There will be some matches that will be air-live on lower Bouquet.
StarTimes will decide on which live matches to broadcast on their lower Bouquet.