The multinational sports events streaming company, DAZN has decided to distribute its services in Spain through the Orange TV programming package.
Due to this deal, Orange subscribers who select the package will be able to watch Orange TV programming that includes the DAZN LaLiga bundle in addition to the other sports offerings accessible on the OTT platform. In the upcoming weeks, additional information, especially cost, shall be made public.
Effective from August, Orange TV subscribers would be able to watch sports programming offered by DAZN on a particular linear network accessible on Orange TV set-top devices and through the DAZN application, which is also accessible on Smart TVs, and smartphone devices.
Fans watching live sporting competitions on the Orange TV set-top box would be able to access the programming instantly. In addition, safety will be offered by the Orange network because of the superior performance of the Orange TV interface in terms of both visual and audio as well as functionality.
Orange TV’s General Manager, Nacho Garca-Legaz, claimed, “For Orange it is very important to continue advancing in its strategy to make Orange TV the largest aggregator of audiovisual content in the Spanish market.
“Football is a high-value content and a loyalty factor for our customers. Therefore, we are very proud to have reached this alliance with DAZN, which will allow us to continue to be one of the few operators in Spain that offers not only the best cinema and series entertainment, but also the best football, and now, in addition, other content so valued by customers, such as Formula 1, Moto GP or EuroLeague basketball”.
DAZN Spain’s General Manager, Bosco Aranguren, remarked, “We are very pleased to announce this new agreement with Orange, which is an important step in DAZN’s growth strategy in Spain. This alliance, which will further boost the consumption of sports via streaming, reinforces our commitment to bring top-level sports competitions to the largest number of fans in an easy, flexible and innovative way.”
In addition to its current comprehensive portfolio of rights, which contains the Premier League (PL), UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL), Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, FA Cup, Coppa Italia, a full multisport offering (MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3, Formula 1, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, and Matchroom boxing evenings), and also a large variety of original programming, DAZN had obtained the domestic broadcasting rights to 175 LaLiga league games last December.
Alongside Spain, DAZN, which is already available in more than 200 nations and regions, has signed crucial deals with pay-TV distributors and broadcasters in other important economies over the past two years, including Germany, Italy, and Japan, where it is the top sporting events presenter.