Subscribers of Pay TV Company, StarTimes, were at the weekend hosted at a party organised to usher in the 2017/2018 Bundesliga season during the Super Cup Match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich which ended 4-5 in penalties after a fierce 90 minutes 2-2 draw.
The event comes ahead of the 2017/2018 German Bundesliga season, a competition which StarTimes boasts of an exclusive broadcast rights in Africa.
According to the company, this is an opportunity to preview the new Bundesliga sporting season and also unveil the StarTimes offerings in the coming months to subscribers and media partners drawn from different parts of the country.
StarTimes Brands and Marketing Director, Mr. Qasim Elegbede said at the occasion that the decision â€œto host our football loving customers serves as an opportunity for a face to face interaction and feedback with stakeholders in a very relaxed and informal atmosphereâ€
â€œThe Pay TV industry is a high technology driven sector therefore there is the need to constantly engage with our consumers and business partners. There is no better way to do this than while watching the games they love, football and not just any kind of football but German Bundesliga.â€ he added.
An elated subscriber, Nnamdi Eze expressed his joy at being able to bond with the company. â€œI feel very special. I have just been with StarTimes for only seven months and I am being treated like a king. The fact that I was invited to this party alone makes me love StarTimes even more. I feel appreciated,â€ he said.
StarTimes aggregates quality sporting contents with the acquisitions of sporting rights like the FIBA, Serie A, Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Chinese Super League, Eredivisie and recently the 2018 FIFA World Cup in over 48 territories in Africa.