As a result of the deal announced on Thursday, a major new player in the sports TV field may become the MVP for fans of the Pacific Northwest team. Fubo TV, A growing live TV streaming media platform that attaches great importance to sports, has reached an agreement to live broadcast ROOT Sports, which is the home field for TV broadcasts of regional games between the Seattle Mariners, Seattle Sea Monsters and Portland Trail Blazers.
The deal will include ROOT’s coverage of more than 300 regular season live broadcasts of these teams and provide a way for cable cutters to keep up with the team and related reports, especially when Kraken starts them next month. The first NHL season.
New York-based fuboTV’s sports programs already include more than 50,000 live sports events each year, many of which are 4K streaming. Press ReleasesThe company said it has more regional sports networks in its basic package than any other live TV streaming platform. This entry-level package costs $65 per month.
In the northwest, fuboTV has ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC affiliates in Seattle and Portland, as well as national sports networks ESPN, FS1, CBS sports network, Pac-12 network, etc. The 6-year-old service also provides live entertainment and news programs, with more than 40,000 TV shows and movies on demand every month.
“We are very excited to announce this transaction with fuboTV,” said Nina Kinch, vice president of affiliate relations for AT&T Sports Networks, ROOT’s managing partner. “We know that fans are eagerly looking forward to the first season of the Seattle Sea Monsters and the return of the Portland Trail Blazers to ROOT SPORTS.”
Patrick Klum, President of AT&T Sports Network Tell the Seattle Times Additional streaming services may bring more ROOT transactions.
“This is the deal we are now ready to announce,” Crumb told The Times. “Yes, we are looking to distribute with all top (streaming) players, as you know, some of them do not really carry RSN (Regional Sports Network). Some people do this, or some people selectively do this Do. With the addition of Kraken and the Trail Blazers, we think it will be more attractive to have three professional teams.”
fuboTV reported that at the end of the second quarter, paying subscribers increased by 682,000 year-on-year, with total broadcast hours of 245 million and total revenue of US$131 million, a year-on-year increase of 196%.
“We are building our according to of rope Knives right now,” David Gandler, CEO of fuboTV, Tell CNBC At the end of August. “OhObviously, this number of cable customer Leave That universe with move Enter stream media Yes quite Strong, Very hard Downwind. “