New York, January 13, 2022(BUSINESS WIRE)– fuboTV Inc (NYSE: FUBO), the premiere live sports television platform, announced today that it will be the exclusive home of the Premier League, the top English soccer league, in the Canadian market. For the next three seasons starting in 2022/2023.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
fuboTV will exclusively broadcast all 380 Premier League matches each season, as well as shoulder programming on its growing Canadian platform during the 2024/2025 season. All content will be streamed live on fuboTV and its linear channel, Fubo Sports Network.
fuboTV scored the Premier League deal for Canada just a few months after getting the exclusive Serie A and Copa Italia rights on the market, cementing the platform’s position as the leading top-tier football broadcasting service in the country. In addition to exclusive rights, fuboTV broadcasts over a dozen popular sports and entertainment channels including OneSoccer and Paramount Network, home to one of television’s hottest dramas, Yellowstone.
“The Premier League is the best football league in the world and has a huge fan base in Canada,” said David Gandler, co-founder and CEO of fuboTV. “This deal allows us to bring another top-notch property to fuboTV, further differentiating our content offering, and giving Canadians another reason to cut the rope for exciting and exclusive sports content.”
“The Premier League is very happy to partner with fuboTV in Canada,” said Paul Molnar, chief media officer for the Premier League. “We know there are many Premier League fans in Canada and we are very pleased that fuboTV has seen the Premier League as such an important part of its programming mix in this market. We look forward to working together to bring the excitement of the Premier League to both new and existing fans.”
In addition to its football rights in Canada, fuboTV has the exclusive broadcast rights to CONMEBOL 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifiers in the United States.
With a mission to provide the world’s most exciting live TV experience through sports-first through the greatest amount of premium content, interaction and integrated betting, fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO) is reviving its vision for a streaming platform that goes beyond the industry’s current default MVPD model. fuboTV Inc. operates In the United States, Canada, Spain and through its acquisition of Molotov in France.
Leveraging its proprietary data and technology platform optimized for live TV and sports watching, fuboTV Inc. To convert passive viewers into active participants and define a new category of interactive sports and entertainment television. The company’s cable TV replacement product, fuboTV, offers subscribers more than 100 live sports, news and entertainment networks, and is the only live TV platform with every Nielsen-rated sports channel (Source: Nielsen Total Viewers, 2021). Subscribers can interact with the fuboTV live streaming experience through free-to-play predictive games, which are integrated into select sports content.
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About the Premier League
The English Premier League produces some of the most competitive and compelling football matches in the world. The League and its clubs use the power and popularity of competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and around the world. The English Premier League brings together people from all backgrounds. It’s a contest for everyone, everywhere, available to watch in 880 million homes in 190 countries.
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