AT&T U-verse Adds BeIN Sport's TV Everywhere ServiceLaunch of BeIN Sport Play Follows Networks' September Debut on Telco's Linear Platform 11/27/2013 12:05 PM Eastern
AT&T U-verse subscribers can now access BeIn Sport’s “TV Everywhere” service.
Authenticated AT&T U-verse customers can now access BeIN Sport Play as part of their TV subscription by logging in to www.beinsportplay.tv to access the linear programming on both the English- and Spanish-language versions of the international sports service, including live soccer matches from numerous leagues and conferences, plus other properties. All programming is offered in HD and will be available on broadband-connected PCs, mobile tablets and smart phones.
The debut of BeIN Sport Play comes more than two months after the linear channels launched on U-verse’s video packages. The networks on Sept. 6 became available on the telco’s U450, Sports and Paquete Español packages, as well as its U200 Latino and U300 Latino offerings. AT&T U-verse positions BeIN Sport on channel 662 in SD and 1662 in HD, plus 3120 in SD and 3320 in HD. Spanish-language channel, BeIN Sport en Español, can be found on channel 663 in SD and 1663 in HD, as well as 3119 in SD and 3319 in HD.
“BeIN Sport Play offers AT&T customers a wealth of live programming from all of beIN SPORT’s competitions from around the world,” said Yousef Al-Obaidly, managing director of BeIN Sport in a statement. “The desire for live sports is at an all-time high. And beIN SPORT PLAY gives AT&T customers the increased premium live content they want.”
Noted Chris Lauricella, vice president of Content at AT&T: “We are pleased to be working with beIN SPORT to deliver a great viewing experience to our customers – on their TVs, tablets, smartphones and online.”
BeIN Sports’s exclusive coverage includes matches showcasing soccer stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain’s La Liga, Mario Balotelli in Italy’s Serie A and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Radamel Falcao in France’s Ligue 1. The network also features CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying matches, Copa America, the Copa del Rey, the U.K.’s Football League, Six Nations Rugby, tennis, boxing and other international sport competitions.