IT News Online – Afrosport Television continues its deployment as a free-to-air (FTA) sponsor of CAN 2021 across Africa


Africa Newsroom
2022-01-05
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Sports fans across Nigerians and across Africa will have a great time as Africa’s premier free-to-air continental sports channel (FTA), Afrosport TV (Afrozen.TV), continues to deploy its operations on the Free Digital Terrestrial Television Network. Afrosport TV is a free 24 hour continent wide sports channel in Nigeria, offering top notch sports content previously only found on pay TV channels.

To support the cause and guarantee Nigerians unlimited access to quality sports content, Flutterwave, leader in payment technologies in Africa, has pledged its support to Afrosport TV by taking over the sponsorship of the CAN 2021 broadcast. sponsorship would facilitate the world-class broadcast of CAN 2021 on free-to-air televisions in Nigeria as well as on the African Union’s network of broadcasters (AUB) across the continent.

CAN 2021, which will start on January 9, 2022, is the biggest continental football extravaganza to be broadcast to the widest possible audience across Nigeria and Africa. All 52 matches will be broadcast on a tripod from free-to-air television networks such as the NTA network service, the Nigeria Broadcasting Organization (BON) network of selected member TV channels as well as Afrosport TV on the National Commission. broadcasting (NBC) digital platform – Free TV.

Explaining the rationale behind the sponsorship agreement, CEO and Founder of Flutterwave, Mr. Olugbenga GB Agboola said: “The idea of ​​making quality sports content available and accessible for free to all Nigerians resonates with the ideal of making life easy, which is one of the reasons we founded Flutterwave.”

“We showed our passion for African entertainment, technology and now sports. We are for everything that will unite Africa and create endless possibilities for the continent. If free access to sport, which represents our passion as Africans and fosters our unity, is what makes life easy and strengthens our unity as a continent, we will surely stand tall.», Concluded Agboola. He also assured Africans around the world that Flutterwave will always seek to connect with Nigerians on the most important platforms.

Welcoming the sponsorship agreement, Afrosport TV co-founder Mr. Andy Howes said: “Flutterwave seeks to be a catalyst at the heart of African business and community life, and their support as a broadcast sponsor. is further proof of the authenticity of their commitment. Sponsorship is the lifeblood of FTA TV, and it is only through the support of companies such as Flutterwave that millions of fans can participate in the enjoyment of an event like the Africa Cup of Nations through their televisions ”.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Afrosport.

About Flutterwave
Flutterwave is a payments technology company that helps businesses around the world expand their operations in Africa and other emerging markets, through a platform that enables cross-border transactions through a single API. Flutterwave has processed over 140 million transactions worth over $ 9 billion to date and serves over 300,000 businesses, including customers like Uber, Flywire, Booking.com, and more. The main advantage of the company is the processing of international payments in 150 currencies and several payment methods including local and international cards, mobile wallets, bank transfers, Barter by Flutterwave, etc. Flutterwave has infrastructure in over 34 African countries including Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa. For more information on Flutterwave’s journey, please visit: www.Flutterwave.com.

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