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fuboTV announces IPO to raise US$150 million

FaceBank Group, the parent company of sports-oriented US cord-cutting service fuboTV has launched an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in an attempt to raise upwards of US$150 million for the streamer. Confirmed by a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing and a subsequent press release, the company said that […]

fuboTV gets US$20 million cash injection from Swiss investment bank

Cord-cutting streamer fuboTV has secured US$20 million in investment from Credit Suisse after owner FaceBank Group agreed to sell more than 2.1 million shares to the investment bank. FaceBank valued the shares at US$9.25 each. The cash injection from Credit Suisse adds to a total of more than US$46 million in investment sourced by fuboTV […]

FuboTV latest to up monthly cost

Cord-cutting FuboTV has become the latest US streamer to increase its price. The news comes several months after the service was bought by FaceBank Group in March, and after it has shifted from primarily focusing on sports to being a more generalist competitor to the likes of YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV. FuboTV […]

ESPN finally arrives on fuboTV with Disney distribution deal

June continues to be a busy month for FaceBank-owned OTT streamer fuboTV with the latest news of a distribution agreement with Disney. The deal will mean that users of the sports-oriented fuboTV will finally have access to ESPN’s channels – channels which have been notably absent from the cord-cutter to date. Subscribers of the fubo […]

Horowitz in at fuboTV to head up ad sales

FaceBank Group has appointed Diana Horowitz to the role of senior vice president, advertising sales at vMVPD streamer fuboTV.  The OTT service merged with FaceBank Group in April 2020 in an effort to create a leading digital entertainment company, combining fuboTV’s direct-to-consumer live TV streaming platform for cord-cutters with FaceBank’s technology-driven IP in sports, movies […]

fuboTV launches on Xbox One

US cord-cutting streamer fuboTV has launched its app on Xbox One games consoles, FaceBank Group has announced. The OTT service merged with FaceBank Group in April 2020 in an effort to create a leading digital entertainment company, combining fuboTV’s direct-to-consumer live TV streaming platform for cord-cutters with FaceBank’s technology-driven IP in sports, movies and live […]

‘Virtual’ Floyd Mayweather to return to ring in deal with FuboTV

US OTT company FuboTV has announced a ‘ground-breaking’ joint venture with Floyd Mayweather that will see the boxing icon return to the ring in a virtual form. Following FuboTV’s merger with virtual entertainment company FaceBank Group, the partnership will look to exploit Mayweather’s brand and likeness for a number of multimedia opportunities. The most noteworthy […]

Fubo launches free-to-air Sports Network

FuboTV has lifted the lid on its free-to-view Fubo Sports Network, including the operator’s first original programming. The company says that the channel is designed to expand Fubo’s revenue base and audience beyond its core pay-TV service. Fubo sports Network soft-launched in June, available in the US on Xumo.  In addition to original programming such […]

Roku expands live TV offering

Roku has reinforced its programming offering with the addition of several free live TV channels. The addition of five channels brings the total available linear channels up to more than 30, with fubo Sports Network being the most noteworthy addition.  The ad-supported network, which soft-launched in June, is streaming service fuboTV’s first channel designed to […]

FuboTV and Viacom agree OTT carriage deal

FuboTV and Viacom have agreed a carriage deal that will see Viacom’s nine core media networks launch on FuboTV’s live TV streaming service. BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Paramount Network, TV Land and VH1 will all be included in FuboTV’s base package, Fubo. An expanded selection of Viacom channels will also be […]