ELEVEN SPORTS to be distributed across FloSports sites to a worldwide audience
AUSTIN, Texas — July 30, 2018 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a first-of-its-kind arrangement for live events with ELEVEN SPORTS US. Under the agreement, FloSports will have exclusive digital-only rights to distribute an ELEVEN SPORTS programming feed that includes nearly 500 men’s and women’s live events over the next 12 months.
The events will be available to every subscriber across the FloSports network on sites such as FloHoops, FloWrestling, FloHockey, FloSoftball, FloTrack, FloFootball, FloCombat, FloRugby, FloBikes, FloGrappling, and FloVolleyball.
Coverage available digitally across FloSports will include New Mexico State Aggies football games, men’s basketball games from the Big Sky Conference, World Judo Championships, and much more.
“The addition of hundreds of new live events to our network is exciting for both us and our subscribers,” FloSports Vice President, Global Rights Acquisition, Mike Levy said. “This deal with ELEVEN SPORTS reflects a new sports media order where linear and digital sports distributors work together to best serve sports fandom. We’re thrilled to see where this partnership leads.”
“Making our feeds available to as many fans as possible requires smart partnerships,” Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS US, Anthony Bailey said. “FloSports has a fast-growing and sizable subscriber base, and we have rights to over 4,000 live events. This deal makes thousands of live game hours more accessible, and advances our goal of seamlessly connecting fans with sports across every device, screen, and platform.”
With more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans. To access live and on-demand coverage of these events, visit any of the sites in the FloSports network and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the games across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders, governing bodies, and other media companies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Rugby, Basketball, MMA, Football, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics, Hockey, and more.
About ELEVEN SPORTS
ELEVEN SPORTS is an award-winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. In just over two years, ELEVEN has become a young, dynamic brand that resonates globally as well as locally, engaging fans on-air and online, in local languages and with a fresh tone of voice. In the United States, ELEVEN SPORTS is carried on DIRECTV, Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse and NCTC, and OTT services Twitch, FuboTV, Sony Vue, and iGol.
ELEVEN SPORTS delivers more than 30,000 LIVE hours of top class sporting action per year to over 17 million paying customers worldwide in Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. ELEVEN has recently made its first moves in the UK, Ireland and Portugal which are set to become the platform’s eighth, ninth and tenth markets with launches ahead of the 2018/19 domestic football season. Live coverage of premium sports events is supplemented with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. ELEVEN’s services are 24/7, multi-screen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards.