MultiChoice to broadcast EPL in Kiswahili

Friday 12 August 2016 | 10:33 CET | News
MultiChoice's DStv has announced that it will broadcast English Premier League (EPL) and Spanish League (La Liga) men's football matches live in Kiswahili. Tanzanian football fans can pick the Kiswahili commentary by pressing the language key and selecting Swahili.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: MultiChoice
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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