FuboTV launched in 2015. They are internet based and focus on live sports in particular. They have now added a massive part of their sports content through a multi-year distribution deal in collaboration with Disney Media Networks.
This is set to start from the Summer, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3, plus in-market access to the SEC Network and ACC Network, will be part of Fubo’s impressive package. ABC, ABC News Live, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Freeform, FX, FXX, and National Geographic are also going to be a part of the Standard plan. Start your free 7-day trial here!
Subscribers to premium content of Fubo will also get exclusive access to the SEC and ACC networks, plus ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, FXM, Fox Life, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Mundo, and BabyTV.
FaceBank Group were able to take over Fubo earlier this year. After this, Fubo have been growing incredibly. However, they are not yet on the same level as Hulu and YouTube TV. In May, the company said its total income reached $145.5 million in the year 2019. Not only this, but they further reported 315,789 paid subscribers. This is a 37% increase from 2018. Hulu, on the other hand, had 3.3 million subscribers by the end of March.
“With the addition to our lineup of the ESPN suite of channels, we continue to make good on our promise to sports fans to be the undisputed home of professional and college sports,” Fubo co-founder and CEO David Gandler said. “Fubo is equally delighted to add the storied Disney, ABC, FX and Nat Geo networks to round out a robust programming portfolio for the whole family to enjoy.”
Fubo will provide lots of live sports. You will see a lot of baseball and pro basketball. These sports will return in July but in the absence of fans. “streaming games at home will be even more important than ever,” said Fubo’s Ben Grad, head of content strategy and acquisition.
Added “With FuboTV’s multiple access points across all major streaming platforms and a competitive price point, we continue to serve a growing audience that consumes video on multiple screens and attract new customers into the pay-TV ecosystem,” said Sean Breen, EVP, Platform Distribution, Disney Media Networks: