beIN SPORT Signs Deal With Comcast To Bring Soccer To The Masses
beIN SPORT announced today that the new 24/7 international soccer network will be carried on Xfinity TV by Comcast, one of the country’s largest cable providers.
Under the deal, beIN SPORT will be available to Xfinity TV customers via TV, on demand, online and on mobile devices.
beIN SPORT will be available in English on the Xfinity TV Sports Entertainment Package, and in Spanish on the Xfinity TV MultiLatino Package. Availability of both channels will vary by market. In addition to its linear TV networks, select beIN SPORT content will be available on demand via Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform. Live matches carried on beIN SPORT’s linear networks, along with additional live matches, will also be available to authenticated Comcast Xfinity TV customers via Comcast’s online and mobile TV Everywhere platforms.
“beIN SPORT lets viewers be in the game and feel they can be in the international sports community. This is original and exclusive programming fans are clamoring for on one destination channel,” said Yousef Al Obaidly, managing director of beIN SPORT. “We have more live games from each league that are exclusive to our network than any other content provider. Once Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers experience beIN SPORT, we know they will be thrilled with the electrifying stars and unmatched play of international competition.”
beIN SPORT has US media rights to the following leagues and competitions: nPower Championship, League Cup, La Liga, Serie A, USMNT World Cup 2014 away qualifiers, Ligue Un, Barca TV, Real Madrid TV, South American World Cup 2014 qualifiers and more.