‘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 […]

FuboTV launches in Spain

US-based FuboTV has launched a subscription video-on-demand offering in Spain, marking its first rollout outside of North America. The Spanish offering is priced at €3.99 per month and gives access to 13 Spanish-language channels, including Movistar Series, which broadcasts programming from US TV giants like CBS, NBC, The CW, HBO, Hulu, Netflix, Showtime and Starz. […]

FuboTV appoints former Sky exec as it plans international expansion

US sports streaming service FuboTV has appointed former Sky executive Hannah Brown as its first chief strategy officer as it looks to expand outside the states. Brown will oversee the company’s strategic development as it aims to accelerate its business in the US and to enter new markets internationally. Based at FuboTV’s New York City […]

AMC Networks invests in US$75m FuboTV funding round

US sports and TV streaming service FuboTV has secured US$75 million (€60 million) in new funding from companies including AMC Networks and previous investor Sky. Other investors include 21st Century Fox, Luminari Capital, NorthZone and Discovery-owned Scripps Networks Interactive. The streaming outfit plans to use the money to hire more engineers as well as to […]

FuboTV adds TV content after partnering with AMC Networks

US sports streaming service, FuboTV, is branching into TV content after striking a deal with AMC Networks to offer AMC’s linear channels and streaming services to subscribers. In the coming weeks AMC Networks’ AMC, BBC America, Sundance, IFC and WE tv channels will be added to the Fubo Premier package, allowing viewers to access shows […]

FuboTV passes 100,000 subscribers

US sports streaming service FuboTV has passed the 100,000 subscriber mark, after adding a number of new channels to the service over the past six months. FuboTV said it reached the milestone figure in September, having launched its new base package, Fubo Premier, in April 2017. This includes 65-plus channels, including the new additions from […]

Sky-backed fuboTV adds ONE World Sports

Sky-backed over-the-top (OTT) sports service, fuboTV, has added ONE World Sports as part of its channel line-up. The US streaming service said that the addition will bring more soccer, rugby, cricket and ice hockey content to fuboTV. “The addition of ONE World Sports to our line-up emphasises our continued commitment to bringing access to premium […]