beIN SPORTS XTRA to Join Multi-Genre Channel Lineup of Free, Live and On-Demand Streaming Platform
MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–beIN SPORTS announced today the launch of beIN SPORTS XTRA, the network’s free, 24/7 English-language live sports streaming channel, on XUMO TV’s leading, free, ad-supported streaming TV service in the U.S., followed shortly by availability in Canada. beIN SPORTS XTRA (Channel 746) joins the growing list of 190+ channels on XUMO, currently available in 45 million U.S. households via a multi-screen distribution network of smart TVs, mobile, web and streaming boxes.
“We are excited with the response received from fans and viewers upon launching beIN SPORTS XTRA in November 2019, and are even more thrilled to now announce the joining of forces with popular XUMO TV,” said Antonio Briceño, beIN SPORTS Deputy Managing Director for North America. “Adding beIN SPORTS XTRA to free streaming television services like XUMO gives sports fans everywhere enhanced access to our world-class content, and we look forward to a successful ongoing partnership with the XUMO team.”
XUMO was designed with content discovery in mind, offering hundreds of channels comprised of premium and digital programming that feature both LIVE and on-demand options across 12 genres. XUMO delivers its over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE linear digital channels through a wide array of best-in-class content partnerships.
“Sports programming is especially popular with XUMO viewers, and beIN SPORTS XTRA is providing premium, live content from nearly a dozen different sports categories,” said Stefan Van Engen, SVP of Content Partnerships and Programming at XUMO. “We’re pleased to add this exciting new channel to our growing lineup.”
About beIN SPORTS North America
Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS offers viewers world-class sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT and free English-language network, beIN SPORTS XTRA. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from LaLiga, Ligue 1, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa Sudamericana, Coupe de France, Turkish Süper Lig, Africa Cup of Nations, CAF Confederation Cup, CAF Champions League and International Friendlies as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven for fans of wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA), skiing and handball, among others. Through beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers in the U.S. and DTC Pay subscribers in Canada can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on their computer, tablet or smartphone. Fans can also experience live high-quality sports properties for free via beIN SPORTS XTRA. This includes season-long access to XTRA soccer matches, XTRA combat sports, XTRA adventure sports, XTRA original studio productions, and a robust library of historically relevant sporting events. For more information, visit www.beinsports.com and www.beINSPORTSXTRA.com.
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A pioneer in streaming television and media entertainment, XUMO offers over 190 digital channels of free premium programming across 12 genres, including Sports, News, Kids and Family Entertainment, Live Events, Comedy, Lifestyle, Movies, and more. The free, ad-supported service is available in 45 million U.S. households via a multi-screen distribution network of smart TVs, mobile, web and streaming boxes. XUMO delivers its over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE linear digital channels through content partnerships with popular media providers such as CBSN, PeopleTV, NBC News, Food52, and HISTORY, as well the PGA TOUR, and many others. The company is based in Irvine, CA. Learn more about XUMO at: www.xumo.tv and follow @XumoTV on Twitter.
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