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Man Utd agree trio of TV deals

Premier League champions Manchester United have agreed TV deals in Norway, Iceland and Myanmar, reports www.sportspromedia.com/ The agreements will see MUTV, United's dedicated TV network, broadcast in Myanmar and Norway for the first time, with coverage provided by SkyNet and TV2 respectively. The duration of the contracts were not announced.

The Red Devils have also extended their broadcast deal with Iceland's 365 network, which will continue to carry MUTV for the next two years.

According to a club press release, Manchester United's official Scandinavian supporters' club has the most members of any official branch around the world.

Manchester United commercial director, Richard Arnold said: "Manchester United is fortunate enough to have 659 million followers around the globe and the creation of agreements, like the ones we have with SkyNet, TV2 and 365, allows us to bring them closer to the club they love.

"The new agreements mean that MUTV now has 22 international broadcast partners, covering 56 territories worldwide including parts of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. Through our partnerships, tens of millions of people now have access to MUTV content.

"The dedicated channel already creates some unique and distinctive content and, with the development of our network of broadcast partners, we are able to invest in this further. By teaming up with reputable media houses like SkyNet, TV2 and 365 we can ensure that this content is delivered in right way, reaching key audiences."

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