Manchester United & Sky to Launch MUTV in New Zealand

August 15, 2013

Manchester United and Sky New Zealand have announced a three-year deal to bring the dedicated Manchester United television channel, MUTV, to New Zealand.

Sky is New Zealand’s leading paid TV service, offering 120 channels. Manchester United matches received a cumulative audience of 1.5 million in the country, and Sky are confident this new offering will be popular with their subscribers.

Manchester United’s group managing director Richard Arnold said: “Manchester United’s popularity is ever-growing in New Zealand and with almost half of all households subscribing to Sky’s services, our fans can now become closer to the Club.  Through our partnership with Sky they can access MUTV and experience exclusive behind the scenes footage, exclusive interviews as well as live match commentary.

“This is the latest expansion of our MUTV partnerships and we are delighted that this service is now available to fans across 57 territories worldwide.