Sports network expands digital footprint by reaching millions of Canadian sports fans
MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–beIN SPORTS announced today the addition of beIN SPORTS XTRA, the network’s free, 24/7 English-language LIVE sports streaming channel, to Samsung TV Plus, channel 1163, in Canada. Now, millions more of Canadian sports fans have free access to world-class sports content on their 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs, in addition to 35 free channels across news, sports, entertainment, and more already available on Samsung TV Plus.
“The launch of beIN SPORTS XTRA on Samsung TV smart devices in Canada is one more step towards making our premium content more accessible to sports fans,” said Antonio Briceño, beIN SPORTS Deputy Managing Director for North America. “beIN SPORTS XTRA offers a competitive programming lineup with an array of the most sought after soccer matchups and sports entertainment in the world. And, we’ve made it available to our users for free – no subscriptions, no fees, and no hidden costs.”
While live sports are postponed, beIN SPORTS XTRA in Canada is airing a selection of world-class soccer, featuring historic matches from Spanish LaLiga, French Ligue 1, and Turkish Süper Lig, adventure sports, and much more as well as original programming including Sports Burst throughout the week. This weekend, fans can tune in to something a little different, with the World Health Organization and Global Citizen’s ‘One World: Together At Home’ historic virtual concert airing on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. EST, featuring Lady Gaga, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, and more, followed by Paris Saint-Germain’s Esports #AllatHome Gaming Cup. Watch the ‘One World: Together At Home’ special on beIN SPORTS XTRA, channel 1163, on Samsung TV Plus. Samsung TV Plus offers users free TV, no strings attached. No download, additional device, or credit card needed – just an internet connection.
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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 channel, 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.
Samsung TV Plus
With 35 channels, Samsung TV Plus gives you instant access to the top news, sports, entertainment, and more. It’s 100% free and doesn’t require any downloads, credit cards, subscriptions or additional devices. Samsung Smart TVs come with Samsung TV Plus – Samsung’s free ad-supported Smart TV video service that delivers instant access to news, sports, entertainment, and more. No downloads, additional devices, or credit cards needed. Samsung TV Plus is only available on 2016 – 2020 Samsung Smart TVs in select territories. Internet connection required. For more information on Samsung TV Plus US and Samsung’s Smart TVs, please visit: samsungtvplus.com.
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