KTN have acquired the Free-To-Air (FTA) rights to broadcast the Barclays Premier League.
The KTN Home channel will broadcast the matches every Saturday from 6pm this weekend (6 February).
The first game to be shown will be Liverpool taking on Sunderland at Anfield.
Announcing the ground-breaking move, Standard Group Managing Director (Broadcast) Joe Munene described it as “fantastic news for KTN viewers”.
“This is in line with our commitment to deliver to our viewers the best in the world of entertainment. Although the matches will be on Saturday, the schedule is flexible to ensure our viewers get the best of the world’s most exciting football league.
“We shall tap into the knowledge of our talented staff from KTN, Radio Maisha and print divisions for analysis and we also look forward to inviting expert opinion from elsewhere.” – Joe Munene
He said where the matches run concurrently with the Supersport broadcast, KTN will air match analysis.
“We are excited to add more entertainment content to our bouquet for the good of our esteemed viewers.
“We have responded to an overwhelming demand from our viewers to quench their thirst for sports. We say to them ‘Welcome Home’ for this is their channel.
“We have always broadcast football highlights from across the world.” – KTN Programming Manager Pamela Amwayi
KTN will also broadcast one-hour highlights every Tuesday at 8pm.