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FOX SOCCER UNVEILS FOX SOCCER PLUS BUNDLE – THE ULTIMATE MULTI-PLATFORM SERVICE FOR WORLD SOCCER AND RUGBY FANS
FOX Soccer Plus Bundle Rolls TV Network, Authenticated Online Streaming, and Mobile and Tablet Applications into One Package
Los Angeles (June 14, 2011) –FOX Soccer announces the FOX Soccer Plus Bundle, a unique multi-platform service that will allow video distributors to cost effectively offer subscribers access to the most comprehensive package of FOX Soccer Plus’ premium world soccer and rugby anytime and anywhere in HD through television (FOX Soccer Plus), authenticated online streaming (FOXsoccer.tv), and FOX Soccer’s smart phone and tablet applications.
When viewers cannot be in front of the television to watch FOX Soccer Plus, the bundle will provide authenticated streaming of live matches on FOXsoccer.tv with an on-demand feature to watch soccer and rugby, plus the latest scores, breaking news, stats, team lineups, video clips, video highlights and more. FOX Soccer’s tablet application allows viewers a “second screen” to complement the Plus HD viewing experience. When the TV and computer are not convenient, the bundle enables fans to tap into FOX Soccer’s mobile, on-the-go smart phone application to access the same great FOX Soccer content.
The FOX Soccer Plus bundle includes live, exclusive matches from the best soccer leagues in the world, including England’s Barclays Premier League and Italy’s Serie A, along with thrilling soccer action from the UEFA Champions League and England’s FA Cup and premium rugby from the Heineken Cup, Aviva Premiership, RaboDirect PRO 12 League and more.
About FOX Soccer
FOX Soccer, part of the FOX Sports Media Group, offers the most comprehensive multi-media coverage of world-class soccer available in the United States. Encompassing FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus, FOXSoccer.com and FOXSoccer.tv, the network serves as the primary television, online, and mobile smart phone destination in the U.S. for elite competitions including England’s Barclays Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, Italy’s Serie A, Major League Soccer, Women’s Professional Soccer and the Australian Hyundai A-League in addition to such prestigious tournaments as England’s FA Cup, the CONCACAF Champions League™ and CONCACAF Gold Cup. Flagship FOX Soccer is Nielsen-rated and available to service providers in High-Definition, reaching nearly 40 million cable and satellite households nationwide. FOX Soccer Plus is a premium network providing the core fan with even more international and domestic high-level sports competitions in HD. In addition to live, exclusive soccer matches from the best leagues in the world, FOX Soccer Plus delivers premium rugby from the RaboDirect PRO 12 League, Aviva Premiership and Heineken Cup, among other competitions. Live match coverage is also available online via premium broadband service FOXSoccer.tv, and for fans on-the-go, via the new FOX Soccer iPhone and iPad apps. For more information – as well as news, features, analysis stats and more – visit one of America’s most-trafficked online soccer destinations at FOXSoccer.com, and the network’s Facebook page and Twitter feed (@FOXSoccer).
About FOX Sports Media Group
FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) is the umbrella entity representing News Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets under Chairman & CEO David Hill. Built with brands that are capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FSMG includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FSMG now includes FOX Sports, the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; Fox’s 19 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; SPEED and SPEED2; FOX Soccer and FOX Soccer Plus; FUEL TV; and Fox College Sports. In addition, FSMG also includes FOX Sports Interactive Media, which comprises FOXSports.com on MSN, whatifsports.com, scout.com and yardbarker.com, reaching over 27 million unique visitors monthly. Also included are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses FOX Deportes, Big Ten Network and STATS, LLC, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network, FOX Sports Skybox restaurants and FOX Sports Grills.