America’s New International Sports Network Now Reaches over 80 Million Homes Across the Country with Latest Affiliate Agreement
MIAMI, March 19 – beIN SPORT , America’s fastest-growing TV network, dedicated to live and exclusive coverage of the world’s best soccer and international sports, today announced the network’s launch on Verizon FiOS TV , America's most advanced video network, with over 4.7 million video customers nationwide. Verizon has added both beIN SPORT HD and beIN SPORT en Español HD to its FiOS TV lineup.
With beIN SPORT HD, FiOS TV customers can now see all the top soccer leagues and tournaments from Europe and South America, including Spain’s La Liga , Italy’s Serie A , France’s Ligue 1 , South American World Cup Qualifiers and Copa America 2015. The network also carries the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team away games of the 2014 World Cup as well as international tennis, golf, volleyball, rugby, handball, motorsports and more.
“FiOS TV customers can now enjoy the exclusive international sports programming found only on beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Español,” said Ben Grad, director of content strategy and acquisition for Verizon. “We know how important this channel is for many of our customers, and we are excited to provide them with a way to watch the top leagues from around the world. The addition of beIN SPORT is part of our ongoing commitment to give our customers access to the most exciting sports programming and most popular multicultural content available today.”
Verizon will offer beIN SPORT on FiOS TV Channel 598 in its Ultimate HD package. The Spanish-language channel, beIN SPORT en Español HD, will be available on FiOS TV Channel 1538 in Verizon’s La Conexion and Spanish-language TV packages. The channels are available now to FiOS TV customers in Florida, Texas, California, and Pittsburgh, and will be available in all markets by mid-April.
“We’re celebrating. To be a part of FiOS TV is another significant milestone,” said Yousef Al Obaidly, managing director of beIN SPORT. “Now FiOS sports fans can experience the power and drama of live international competition with our unique presentation that enables viewers to ‘be in’ the game and enjoy every thrilling moment.”