StarTimes, has seized the exclusive broadcast rights of Bob Arum’s Top Rank events in 2020. This will see the broadcaster broadcast live boxing events comprising of many world titles bouts on the roster.
StarTimes has nearly 13 million subscribers via DTT & DTH platform and 20 million OTT users. The media rights will be covering all platforms including pay television and online mobile application allowing subscribers to access Top Rank‘s boxing events.
Top Rank Inc. is one of the world’s premiere boxing promotions and is collaborating with worldwide distribution agency FIGHT GLOBE on the company’s international media rights distribution plan in Africa and Asia. Top Rank’s represents the best the sport has to offer like Vasiliy Lomachenko, Terence Crawford, Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez, Jose Ramirez and Tyson Fury.
The Sport Director of StarTimes, Kristen Miao, said, “StarTimes is delighted to air Top Rank events across Africa. The ‘noble art’ is very popular on the continent and Top Rank is among the most prestigious boxing promotional companies, with an impressive record of world class fights. This partnership illustrates our commitment to give subscribers access to premium and rich content.”