German football club FC Bayern Munich will launch its own linear TV channel in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom.
FC Bayern.tv live will go on air on February 27, 2017 at 11.00 CET and report about the football club 24 hours per day in HD quality.
The pay-TV channel will be available on Telekom’s IPTV platform Entertain TV, as a live-stream on the internet at www.fcbayern.tv/live as well as on smartphones and tablets within the FC Bayern app for €5.95 per month.
Telekom customers with a post-paid contract and internet flat-rate will receive FC Bayern.tv live free of charge in the first 12 months. In its debut week from February 27 to March 5, the channel will be freely available to anyone.
“With FC Bayern.tv live, we are the first German club with its own linear TV channel,” said Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, chairman of FC Bayern Munich. “We are proud to be able to launch this channel in collaboration with our main sponsor Telekom. It’s a new way of reaching our many fans.”