StarTimes to dub UEFA Europa League matches in Twi

Subscribers of Africa’s leading Pay-TV service operator StarTimes, will be served with Twi commentary in the biggest matches of the UEFA Europa League.

In the Match Day 4 fixtures of the UEFA Europa League, StarTimes will treat its cherished subscribers in Ghana with Twi commentary over the two popular games between Arsenal vs Sporting CP and BATE Borisov vs Chelsea on Adepa TV channel 247, available on decoder and the StarTimes App.

StarTimes’ localized Ghanaian channel, Adepa TV will feature both games in HD with Twi commentary on Thursday 8th November at 5:55pm for the Chelsea vs Borisov game and 8:00pm for Arsenal vs Sporting CP. Both games will also be available in English commentary on StarTimes World Football channel 245.

Chelsea maintained their perfect start to UEFA Europa League Group L with a 3-1 victory over BATE Borisov at Stamford Bridge on match day three. They now hold a six-point lead over the other three clubs in the group and take on BATE for the second time on Thursday knowing that a fourth win out of four will secure their qualification for the round of 32.


Similarly, with maximum points from their opening three fixtures in UEFA Europa League Group E, Arsenal already have the round of 32 firmly in their sights as they seek to complete the double over the second-placed side in the group, Sporting CP.

A repeat win would guarantee the Gunners’ place in the round of 32, while a draw would do if Vorskla lose at home to point-less Qarabağ.

StarTimes becomes the first Pay-TV service provider in Ghana to localize football commentary on TV following the initiative to run Twi commentary over German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and the UEFA Europa League.

“We want to make our content much more meaningful to our subscribers and localizing the Europa League games with Twi commentary is just the beginning.” StarTimes Head of Marketing, Akofa Djankui said.

StarTimes’ official App providing video streaming service of 70+ LIVE TV channels, exclusive LIVE football matches (UEFA Europa League, ICC, 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, Bundesliga, Ghana Premier League and online videos, catch up, short videos, plus TV guide of all 400+ channels on StarTimes’ digital TV platform. The StarTimes Mobile Application which can be downloaded for free on the Google Play Store and Apple App store offers viewers over 70 channels.

StarTimes is the leading digital TV operator in Africa, serving nearly 20 million users with a signal covering the whole continent and a massive distribution network of 200 brand halls, 3,000 convenience stores and 5,000 distributors.

StarTimes owns a featured content platform, with 480 authorized channels consisting of news, movies, series, sports, entertainment, children’s programs, etc. The company’s vision is “To ensure that every African family can access, afford, watch and share the beauty of digital TV”.

Achieves this by combining satellite and terrestrial DTV systems as well as OTT services to provide an open and secure digital wireless platform. The company provides a robust signal transmission service for public and private broadcasters, offers consumers outstanding Pay-TV programs, mobile multimedia, wireless Internet connectivity and convenient online services.

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