Posted on August 23, 2012
MIAMI – beIN SPORT, the new 24-hour global network that will televise international sports, on Thursday announced it will be carried on Xfinity TV by Comcast.
The new network will televise games from Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A, France’s Ligue 1, South American World Cup Qualifiers and Copa America 2015. The network will also carry the away games for the United States in World Cup qualifhing for 2014 Brazil.
Also, beIN SPORT will be available in Spanish on the Xfinity TV MultiLatino Package and in English on the Xfinity TV Sports Entertainment Package. Availability of both channels will vary by market. In addition to its linear TV networks, select beIN SPORT content will be available on demand via Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform. Live matches carried on beIN SPORT’s linear networks, along with additional live matches, will also be available to authenticated Comcast Xfinity TV customers via Comcast’s online and mobile TV Everywhere platforms.
“beIN SPORT lets viewers be in the game and feel they can be in the international sports community. This is original and exclusive programming fans are clamoring for on one destination channel,” Yousef Al Obaidly, managing director of beIN SPORT, said in a statement. “We have more live games from each league that are exclusive to our network than any other content provider. Once Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers experience beIN SPORT, we know they will be thrilled with the electrifying stars and unmatched play of international competition.”
Categories: North America, U.S.A., World Cup Qualifying
Tags: beIN SPORT, Xfinity TV by Comcast, Yousef Al Obaidly