Manchester United launch MUTV app on smart TVs
By Community | December 5, 2022
Manchester United has launched the MUTV app on Samsung, LG and Android TVs allowing fans with the compatible televisions to access a range of exclusive and premium content on-demand directly from their homes.
The club’s app is available on the latest generation of smart, or connected, TVs, allowing fans anywhere in the world to enjoy the entire portfolio of MUTV content, from live action, to documentaries, to over 1,000 archived Manchester United games from the past 30 years of the Premier League.
Fans can access exclusive club content 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year by downloading the MUTV app on their Samsung, LG* and Android TVs** in addition to Apple TV, Xbox, Amazon Fire and Roku, further strengthening the club’s push to widen the accessibility of Manchester United content globally.
On-demand through MUTV, supporters can watch unique behind-the-scenes content as well as feature programmes such as MUTV’s United Daily show, manager’s press conferences and player interviews and goal clips.
Distributed globally, MUTV will show live pre-season tour games – including the upcoming men’s first team friendlies in Spain – Academy and selected women’s games, together with highlights, full replays, and live audio commentaries of all first team matches.
The full archive of highlights from all 1,167 Premier League games played by Manchester United, including all 2,205 goals scored by the Reds, is also available to watch.
Millions of fans around the world consume MUTV content via the Manchester United app, which was relaunched this year to fully integrate the club’s live TV and on-demand video content into one digital platform. The app has been downloaded by fans in more than 240 territories, reaching number one in the App store’s sports category over 100 territories. Meanwhile, our linear TV network continues to make MUTV the most subscribed football channel in the UK and many other markets around the world.
Phil Lynch, CEO, Digital Products and Experiences, at Manchester United said: “We are delighted to make our fully integrated content offering more accessible to our global fanbase through the latest roll-out of the MUTV app on compatible connected TVs.”
“MUTV began in 1998 as a market-leading club specific channel and throughout the years we have continued to innovate with one common ambition – to serve our fanbase in the most engaging and accessible way.”
“We are proud to be taking these steps to better engage our fans, further enrich our content and enhance direct-to-fan distribution.”