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UAE du brings boxing match live at no extra cost

Dedicated TV channel (500) screens the richest fight in sporting history to all du TV subscribers.

Can’t travel to Las Vegas for the boxing Match of the Century, as the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather takes on 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao?

No problem! Grab your ringside seats in the comforboxing Matcht of your home or on the move, as du brings you the match live at no extra cost on May 3!

The fight will be screened live on channel 500, dedicated specially to this match and available to all du TV subscribers at no additional cost. Customers on-the-go can follow the live action with du View. Channel 500 will be activated automatically for all customers both on TV and du View applications prior to the fight.

After five years of negotiations, the world’s most awaited boxing match has been billed as the richest sporting event in history with a USD200 million prize pot. Live from the MGM Grand, the blow-by-blow action is mainly available on pay-per-view to millions of viewers around the world. Not so for du home customers as they can watch the uninterrupted action with any du television package, just by tuning into channel 500 or by using the du View application.

“We are bringing the biggest sporting event of the century to our subscribers, reinstating our continued support and commitment to bringing only the best, most anticipated sporting events to their screens. This world-wide pay-per-view match, made available to all of our TV subscribers, reinstates our appreciation of customers’ loyalty and understanding of their needs,” Samer Geissah, Vice President, Consumer Home and Multimedia, du.

“It is our customers who drive us to offer the best value programming across the du TV platform, offering international premieres, popular movies and live sporting action for the enjoyment of our valued customer,” added Samer Geissah, Vice President, Consumer Home and Multimedia, du.

du subscribers unable to watch the live action at home won’t miss a moment as the match will be available on du View, the du multi-screen service, enabling customers to catch the action on their mobile, tablet, smart TV or X-Box. All subscribers have to do to enjoy the bout is download the du View app and login with their My Account details – it’s that simple.