fuboTV, the fastest-growing virtual MVPD in the U.S., which provides subscribers with a premium bundle of sports and entertainment TV networks, has announced carriage agreements with Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), Pivot and REVOLT Media & TV. These agreements expand fuboTV’s streaming service to millennial viewers nationwide, as it continues to grow the breadth of content offered to its over-the-top and mobile subscribers.
Available today, fuboTV is now offering 15 new networks including Pivot, REVOLT, Univision, UniMás, Univision Deportes, Galavisión and El Rey Network. The launch allows subscribers to enjoy several new series and seasons of shows such as: “El Hotel de los Secretos” (The Hotel of Secrets, Monday–Friday at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT on Univision), “Lucha Underground” (Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on El Rey, season two premiered January 27), “The Breakfast Club” (weekdays 6-9 a.m. ET hosted by DJ Envy, Angela Ye, and Charlamagne Tha God featuring interviews with top music artists and music videos) and “REVOLT Live” (weekdays 7 p.m. ET – cable’s only live, curated music show and the definitive place for emerging artists), “Truth and Power” (Fridays at 10 p.m. on Pivot, premiered January 22), as well as hundreds of hours of live soccer matches, news, variety shows and much more.
“Signing these agreements with Univision, Pivot and REVOLT is a huge milestone for our company, as we work to grow fuboTV’s premium sports offering and complement it with entertainment content that appeals to young sports fans and other Millennials,” said David Gandler, co-founder and CEO of fuboTV. “In the first year since our launch, we have quickly become the number-two virtual MVPD in the U.S., and we are confident that, through more partnerships and complex carriage agreements, we will continue to be positioned strongly as we build on our mission to bring consumers the video distribution platform they crave.”
UCI is the leading media company serving Hispanic America and the leading content creator in the U.S. Incorporating several of UCI’s networks to fuboTV will provide users with even more premium entertainment and sports content. The agreement includes local broadcast stations from Univision and UniMás across 60 markets.
The additions of REVOLT – the music platform from Sean “Diddy” Combs – and Pivot – a television network launched by Participant Media – allows fuboTV to further expand its offering of channels programmed for the Millennial audience.
Today’s agreements grow fuboTV’s existing line-up of TV channels which bring viewers access to matches from more than half of the major international soccer leagues and tournaments around the world through networks such as beIN SPORTS, GoITV and Benfica TV.
fuboTV is the fastest-growing virtual MVPD in the U.S., bundling sports TV networks with entertainment content that complements its core offering. Officially launched in January 2015, it is currently the second-largest service of its kind, and the top provider of live streaming soccer in the U.S. fuboTV is available on desktops via www.fubo.tv; on Amazon Fire TV; Android phones and tablets; Apple TV; Chromecast; iPad; iPhone; Kindle Fire; Roku; and T-Mobile’s Binge On. The company has raised a total of $5.6 million in funding to date, with a $4 million Series A round led by DCM Ventures and including I2BF Digital, LionTree Partners, Luminari Capital and Univision