beIN SPORTS’ Premier International Sports Content Now Available on go90™

beIN Sports Reaches Agreement with Verizon to Increase Availability on FiOS and Mobile

MIAMI--()--beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, has entered a new content distribution agreement with go90, the mobile first social entertainment platform and Verizon FiOS, giving customers access to live international soccer and more. This agreement will considerably increase the number of Verizon customers that have access to the network on both FiOS and mobile and represents the highest level of national penetration achieved by the network to date.

“This deal allows us to not only reach a larger fan base through our linear TV channels, but also mobile - giving our viewers a new option in addition to beIN SPORTS CONNECT to conveniently access our content through their mobile phones with the go90 app.”

In advance of the November 21st “El Clásico,” beIN SPORTS content will be available in both English and Spanish reaching the majority of Verizon’ FiOS 5.8 million customers. beIN SPORTS will now be available through Verizon FiOS’ “Preferred” package and can be accessed on channel 805, while beIN SPORTS en Español will now be available through the “Extreme” package on channel 1538.

beIN SPORTS will feature over 500 premium events and programs a year in both English and Spanish that will be available to all go90 users. Users can expect the kind of high-quality European soccer and premium sports coverage that U.S. fans have become increasingly passionate about. beIN sports exclusively broadcasts over 1,000 matches per year across La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1, home to some of the best teams in the world including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.

“To connect with audiences, content is king, and this agreement with Verizon and go90 provides new and existing viewers with access to the leading soccer and international sporting events on the most penetrated tiers,” said Yousef Al-Obaidly, Managing Director of beIN SPORTS. “This deal allows us to not only reach a larger fan base through our linear TV channels, but also mobile - giving our viewers a new option in addition to beIN SPORTS CONNECT to conveniently access our content through their mobile phones with the go90 app.”

“Being able to work with beIN to bring such a huge amount of live soccer coverage to our go90 audience is awesome,” said Brian Angiolet, Senior Vice President of Product and Marketing of go90. “There’s no question that some of the best soccer in the world is being made available on go90, but we’re aiming to break down a barrier for superfans of other sports, such as motorsports, tennis, rugby, volleyball, and boxing, too.”

For more information, please visit www.beinsports.tv. Follow us on Twitter @beINSPORTSUSA and/or @ESbeINSPORTS and like our beIN SPORTS USA Facebook page for breaking news and real-time updates.

About beIN SPORTS USA

beIN SPORTS USA is the international sports network. Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS is the fastest growing international sports network in the U.S. and is offered on 9 of the largest 10 cable/satellite TV providers in the U.S., as well as other systems across the country. beIN SPORTS offers viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1 and CONMEBOL/CONCACAF/AFCON World Cup Qualifiers, as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. With beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smart phone. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven to fans of motorsports, tennis, rugby, volleyball and boxing, among others.

About Verizon Communications Inc.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) employs a diverse workforce of 177,900 and generated more than $127 billion in 2014 revenues. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with 110.8 million retail connections nationwide. Headquartered in New York, Verizon also provides communications and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.verizon.com/news/.

About go90

go90 is a free, mobile-first, social entertainment platform that makes it easy and fun to discover, enjoy and share great content. Available on iOS and Android, go90 is part of the Verizon Communications family of companies. Built for the next generation, go90 brings together networks, distributors, creators, audiences and brands to deliver great experiences for the next generation.

Contacts

beIN SPORTS
Valerie Boldrin, 305-777-1900, ext. 6024
boldrinv@beinsports.net
or
Pinta for beIN SPORTS
Amanda Gadaleta, 212-367-9800, ext. 300
agadaleta@pintausa.com
or
go90
Jerry Rizzo, 908-559-3483
Gerald.rizzo@verizon.com

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