DIGICEL PLAY CLINCHES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH FIGHT SPORTS NETWORK
Kingston, Jamaica – Friday, May 27, 2016: Digicel Play today, announced a major partnership with Fight Sports network to give its customers exactly what they want – more live and exclusive content on the most attractive entertainment system in the region.
Featuring the popular combat sports, including boxing and kickboxing, this partnership will have fans of the pugilistic arts at the edge of their seats with live events and tournaments in all styles of fighting and weapon competitions. Digicel Play will also carry live Championship bouts like Mosey vs Avanesyan which is set to take place at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona this Saturday.
“We are bringing live entertainment to our customers - that’s what they want and that’s exactly what we are giving them,” said John Suranyi, Digicel Play Group CEO. He continued; “Fight Sports adds another exciting dimension to our already compelling sports line-up and we know our customers are going to get a real kick out of watching.”
With the WBA Welterweight World Title on the line, Future Hall-of-Famer, ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley, is set to go for his 50th win as he takes on Russia’s best in David Avanesyan who hasn’t lost in 20 fights and has won over 50 percent of his fights by way of knock out. Only Digicel customers will be able to view this barnburner of a fight and more via the Fight Sports Network.
Digicel Play is a new frontier in home entertainment, giving customers the power to have their entertainment access and access to the internet the way they want it. Digicel Play is jam-packed with cool features, making it the most attractive home entertainment experience around as it turns homes into the ultimate entertainment zones and delivers TV, superfast broadband and telephony, coupled with the best channel and content line-up and the best viewing experience.
About Digicel Group
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After almost 15 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs.
Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.