Manchester United and Fiji TV have signed a three-year agreement that will allow the network to screen the club's MUTV television channel across the South Pacific, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/. Fiji TV will broadcast the channel, which features behind-the-scenes documentaries, player interviews and delayed coverage of all of games, across 21 territories.
Territories covered include: Fiji, Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and French Polynesia.
United's group managing director Richard Arnold said in a press release, "Manchester United has in excess of half-a-million followers across these territories and our new partnership is an exciting prospect.
"Fans will not only be able to view all of the club's matches for the next three seasons, but also get a real insight into the team they support. This is the first time the club has been able to offer this service to fans and we are delighted to be teaming up with Fiji TV to bring them closer to United."
Fiji TV's chief executive Tevita Gonelevu added, "Everyone at Fiji TV is excited to be embarking on this relationship with Manchester United and MUTV. Our viewers are passionate about football and it was important for us to be able to offer them footage of the Premier League. We look forward to our relationship with the club and hope that our viewers enjoy everything MUTV has to offer."