By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
MLW issued the following press release to announce its television partnership with StarTimes in Africa.
Major League Wrestling, announced today it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion non-exclusively in Africa on StarTimes.
The partnership will commence this summer with weekly episodes of MLW FUSION.
“The African region is extremely important to Major League Wrestling, and we are thrilled to begin this partnership with StarTimes to bring MLW to our fans in Africa,” said Court Bauer, MLW’s founder and CEO.
StarTimes Media, a well-recognized pay TV provider with over 9 million subscribers worldwide, has facilitated the transmission of more than 80 local and international channels over the StarTimes platform.
StarTimes has seven of their own original channels, with content covering news, sports, music, movies, TV series, entertainment and documentaries.
StarTimes services are available in over ten African countries, including Nigeria,Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Sudan, as well as two broadcasting centers in Dar es Salaam & Abuja.
Powell’s POV: MLW continues to hustle to get its weekly Fusion television show available in more countries. It’s been impressive to see them add to the list. Now if only beIN Sports would return to DirecTV in the United States.
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