ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery to launch sports streaming service

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ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery have announced they will team up to create a new streaming service dedicated to sports.

The service, which each company will own one-third of, will give consumers access to sporting events, including NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and other professional sports leagues

Disney CEO Bob Iger said: “This means the full suite of ESPN channels will be available to consumers alongside the sports programming of other industry leaders as part of a differentiated sports-centric service,” he said.

“We believe the service will provide passionate fans outside of the traditional bundle an array of amazing sports content all in one place,” Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said in a statement.

“This new sports service exemplifies our ability as an industry to drive innovation and provide consumers with more choice, enjoyment and value and we’re thrilled to deliver it to sports fans,” Warner Discovery CEO David Zazloff added.

The service is scheduled to launch Later this year. They did not specify how much the service will cost.

Posted by Johnnie Larkin on Tuesday 6 February 2024
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