Astro to feature exclusive video content on Twitter from EURO 2020 and the 2020 Summer Olympics
With Summer 2021 full of monumental sports events including UEFA EURO 2020™ and the 2020 Summer Olympics, Twitter and Astro announced a new partnership to bring video highlights to the platform. Malaysian fans can get the latest updates on everything related to EURO 2020™ or the 2020 Summer Olympics by following @AstroArena and @StadiumAstro.
These updates will include match highlights for all 51 EURO 2020™ matches and livestreams of pre- and post-match studio shows, as well as selected clips of post-match studio shows. Additionally, Malaysian fans will be able to participate in unique #OnlyOnTwitter activities, including media polls involving promo clips, match reactions, and interviews. By following @AstroArena and @StadiumAstro, fans will also be able to participate in Twitter Spaces, a new way to have live audio conversations on Twitter, where they’ll be able to listen to more Astro content about EURO 2020™ to complement their fan experiences.
Astro will produce these clips exclusively for fans to enjoy on Twitter. In addition, Astro will broadcast all 51 UEFA EURO 2020™ matches, as well as 13 channels providing the best coverage for Malaysia’s athletes as they compete for glory in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
“Twitter is where sports fans go to connect with the global conversation in real time, and by teaming up with Astro to bring all of the most exciting EURO 2020™ and Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics to Malaysians, we’re giving them everything they want in one place,” said Maurizio Barbieri, Twitter’s SEA Head of Sports Partnerships.
“Astro is providing the best coverage of the amazing football and Summer Olympics competition, and we’re excited to give them a one-stop shop to enjoy the matches online.”
As many of the top footballers in the world face off for EURO 2020™, and as Malaysia’s best athletes compete with the world’s best to achieve their sporting dreams at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Malaysian fans will turn to Twitter to join the global conversation, whether it’s celebrating excellence or sharing in the latest can-you-believe-it moments.
“Astro is bringing Malaysians the best coverage of EURO 2020™ and the 2020 Summer Olympics, and this commitment extends to the platforms and services that they use the most,” said CK Lee, Head of Sports at Astro. “This will be a great summer for sports fans in Malaysia and across the world, and we’re excited to help Malaysians connect with conversations everywhere with this partnership with Twitter.”