BeIN Sports Scores Comcast Distribution Deal
Pact covers English-, Spanish-language networks, TV Everywhere, VOD content
By Mike Reynolds, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 8/23/2012 4:07:00 PM
As was reported by Multichannel News, Comcast joins DirecTV and Dish Network in carrying beIN Sports, which now has secured berths on the nation's three largest distributors just a week after its Aug. 15 launch.
Comcast will position the English-language version of beIN Sports on its Xfinity TV Sports Entertainment Package, while the Spanish network will be part of its Xfinity TV MultiLatino Package offering. Availability of both channels will vary by market, with rollouts expected to kickoff shortly.
In addition to its linear TV networks, select beIN Sport content will be available via Comcast's Xfinity On Demand platform. On the TV Everywhere flank, live matches carried on the Al Jazeera Sports-owned linear networks, along with additional live games,will also be accessible online and on mobile offerings to authenticated Comcast Xfinity TV customers.
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