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Manchester United Launches First Ever ON-LINE Pay-Per-View Event
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Manchester United Launches First Ever ON-LINE Pay-Per-View Event12:37 EDT Tuesday, July 30, 2013
MANCHESTER, England (Business Wire) -- (NYSE:MANU) Manchester United Football Club will for the first time be airing a pre-season friendly match via a pay-per-view service available on any internet enabled device.
In addition to traditional broadcasting methods, the Club is for the first time offering most of its 659 million global followers the opportunity to view live coverage of their favourite team on multiple devices via the manutd.com website. Whether they are at work, at home or on the move, fans will be able to watch the team take on AIK Stockholm on 6th August in the last game of the pre-season Tour 2013, Presented by Aon, via their TV, mobile, tablet, desktop or any other internet accessible device. The Club's website will be the only place in the world where fans can see this match live online.
Fans wishing to subscribe to the game must register their details and pay a one off fee of £5.95 (converted to EUR in all euro area territories and USD in all other territories where the game is available). Fans who sign up early, between 13:00 UK time on Monday 29th July and midnight on Sunday night 4th August, will benefit from a 25% discount on the one-off subscription price.
For more information or to subscribe to watch Manchester United vs. AIK Stockholm online please visit www.tv.manutd.com.
Please note that the service is currently unavailable in Thailand, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Turkey.
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