Man United signs deal with UAE mobile phone firm

Manchester United has extended its reach into the Middle East

after reaching a deal to sell match footage to United Arab Emirates

mobile phone firm Du.

The two-year deal is worth around 2 million pounds ($3 million),

with United providing club content to the Dubai-based company’s 5

million mobile customers.

United has capitalized on its global appeal by signing regional

deals that have pushed commercial revenue beyond 100 million pounds

($165 million) each year.