UBI WORLD TV LAUNCHES
UBI World TV, the leading multi-cultural subscription TV and radio broadcaster, and Setanta Sports, the leading
international sports channel in Australia, have teamed up to provide migrant homes across Australia with the best
live sporting entertainment from around the world.
Premiering on UBI Channel 3 on Friday, 9 May 2008, Setanta Sports’ exclusive international sports offering
includes a superb mix of soccer, which is expected to draw huge interest from UBI’s unique multicultural
subscriber base, as well as exciting rugby union, cricket and boxing matches.
This is an exciting time to connect to UBI World TV as Setanta Sports will broadcast Euro 2008 from June 7th with
coverage of all 31 games, as well as a comprehensive daily highlights package and replays of all the day’s
UBI World TV President and CEO Regina Boulos said, “UBI is excited to launch Setanta Sports, a premium
channel that further expands and enriches the entertainment experience of the diverse migrant communities that
UBI services, majority of whom share a deep passion for sport. Whether it be rooting for their home teams and
their favourite players, being up-to-date with the major international sporting events where their teams are
competing including tournaments in their home countries, or simply enjoying a live match, staying in touch by
watching Setanta Sports on UBI is now better than ever”.
Conor Woods, General Manager, Setanta Sports, said, “We are delighted our channel will now be available to
customers of UBI World TV. We’ve got a lot of great games coming up with the start of Euro 2008 and the crucial
South American World Cup Qualifiers in June.”
The UEFA European Championships (Euro 2008) is the world’s 2nd largest football tournament after the FIFA
World Cup. Euro 2008 is one of the ‘Big Three’ global sporting events in terms of television audience, which also
include the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup.
Euro 2008 will be held in Austria and Switzerland, from June 7th to 30th. A total of 16 European teams will
participate in the tournament including teams such as Turkey, Greece, Portugal, Spain and Croatia, with Austria
and Poland making their first appearance in the tournament. The full match schedule is available atwww.ubiworldtv.com
To subscribe to Setanta Sports on UBI World TV, simply call UBI on 1300 400 800 or visit www.ubiworldtv.com.