FuboTV Increases NBA Basketball Coverage With Addition of NBA League Pass
Basketball Fans Can Now Watch Live Out-of-Market Games with NBA League Pass
NEW YORK (04 Oct 2018)
Just in time for tip-off of the 2018-19 NBA season, fuboTV (fubo.tv) is expanding its NBA basketball coverage with the addition of NBA League Pass.
Starting today, existing fuboTV subscribers can order NBA League Pass, the league’s out-of-market live game subscription service co-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports featuring nearly 1,000 out-of-market games per year. New fuboTV subscribers can order NBA League Pass beginning October 17. The NBA League Pass channels are available as an add-on to a fubo or fubo Extra subscription for $28.99 per month.
With fuboTV, basketball fans can tune into games all season long through NBA League Pass, NBA TV and TNT in addition to most regional sports networks (RSNs).
“The NBA has never been hotter, and we’re excited to add NBA League Pass to fuboTV’s already robust NBA offering,” said Ben Grad, head of content strategy and acquisition, fuboTV. “Our unparalleled sports lineup, along with entertainment and news from the top networks, offers something for everyone.”
NBA League Pass is part of NBA Digital, the NBA’s extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, the NBA App, NBA.com, NBAGLeague.com and WNBA.com. NBA League Pass blackout restrictions apply.
fuboTV is the leading sports-first live TV streaming service. It brings subscribers over-the-top access (OTT) to the most popular entertainment, news and sports programming in the world – including 30,000-plus sporting events per year and more than 10,000 TV series and movies on-demand each month. Its base package, fubo, is available for $44.99 per month and features more than 75 channels, and the fubo Extra package offers 90-plus channels for $49.99 per month. Both bundles include including a growing line-up of national channels, local broadcast stations and regional sports networks (RSNs); personal Cloud DVR storage; and two simultaneous streams – with no contract or set top box required. Get fubo.tv on the web and across popular mobile and TV connected devices.
fuboTV has quickly evolved into the top independent virtual MVPD in the U.S. and a sports-first cable replacement for the entire family, after initially launching as a streaming soccer service in January 2015. Headquartered in New York City, the company has raised more than $150 million in funding to date, including a $75 million Series D round that closed in April 2018 and included 21st Century Fox, AMC Networks, Luminari Capital, Northzone, Sky and the former Scripps Networks Interactive (recently acquired by Discovery, Inc.). Investors also include DCM Ventures, i2bf, LionTree Partners, Univision Communications Inc., Edgar Bronfman, Jr. (former Chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group), Chris Silbermann (founding partner, ICM Partners) and former NBA Commissioner David Stern.