Manchester City launches OTT platform

English Premier League football club Manchester City on Tuesday launched a globally-available OTT streaming platform.

Man City for TV will commence by live streaming the club’s upcoming pre-season tour fixtures in Hong Kong and Yokohama.

It will provide full match replays of all broadcasted men’s and women’s matches 24 hours after being played.

Viewers will pay a monthly subscription to access the latest club interviews, press conferences, purpose-made CityTV documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage as well as live matches of the women’s and academy teams and highlights from key moments in the club’s history.

Nuria Tarré, chief marketing officer at City Football Group, said: “By becoming a central hub for Manchester City content, as with so many of our media initiatives in recent years, we want Man City for TV to push the boundaries in technology and sports consumption and provide an immersive entertainment experience for our loyal fanbase, wherever they are.”

The OTT platform is downloadable on a variety of television platforms including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku, along with selected Smart TVs.