October 6 2021  |  Inflight Entertainment

Panasonic Avionics adds to live TV options

By Jayson Koblun

Panasonic Avionics is adding the AFC to its live, inflight TV options

Panasonic Avionics will be adding the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to its inflight live TV.

“Football is one of the most popular live sports we offer inflight, and we are confident that AFC tournaments will prove a hit with passengers from the outset,” said Dominic Green, Senior Director of Digital Product Management at Panasonic Avionics, in today’s announcement.

AFC’s competitions are being added to Sport 24, IMG’s live inflight sports platform, which is offered exclusively by Panasonic Avionics and is installed on nearly 1,000 aircraft across the world. These include all the major football championships in the Asia-Pacific region, including qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

The AFC is the governing body of Asian football and one of the six Confederations making up FIFA. It will join a wealth of other content on Sport 24 including NFL, NBA, NHL, tennis’ Grand Slams, golf’s Majors, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, AFC Champions League, European and Asian World Cup Qualifiers, and more.

“We are delighted to bring Asia’s top national team and club competitions to our audiences and bolster our portfolio. Our long-standing relationship with Panasonic Avionics enables us to broadcast live sports coverage to passengers all over the world,” said Richard Wise, Senior Vice President of Content and Channels at IMG.

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