fuboTV Announces Multi-Year Agreement With MSG Networks to Live Stream MSG, MSG+
fuboTV has announced a multi-year agreement with MSG Networks and will become the first live streaming OTT service to launch the company’s regional sports networks (RSNs) – MSG and MSG+. Timed to the new NBA and NHL seasons, fuboTV will make the networks available to subscribers of “Fubo Premier” – its base package of 65-plus channels – in the coming days.
fuboTV will carry the MSG Networks throughout their regional footprint, including the greater New York City metro area and all of New York State. fuboTV subscribers in the region will have access to MSG Networks’ exclusive live coverage of 10 New York-area pro sports teams – the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls; and the Westchester Knicks – in addition to in-depth team coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Combined, MSG and MSG+ networks annually deliver approximately 500 live professional games, a line-up of other sporting events and critically acclaimed original programming.
“New York fans are passionate about their favorite teams, and fuboTV will make it easier than ever to catch every game on MSG and MSG+, just in time for the new NBA and NHL seasons,” says Ben Grad, fuboTV head of North American content strategy & acquisition. “With MSG Networks on Fubo Premier, fans will be able to follow their teams – at home or on the go, across devices and screens.”
Fubo Premier, including MSG Networks’ sports programming following launch, will be available to new subscribers in New York at $19.99 for the first two months, and $44.99 thereafter. Coming soon, subscribers will be able to use a fuboTV login and password to access MSG Networks programming via the MSG GO website and mobile application.
“MSG Networks is pleased to extend our OTT network of partners with fuboTV, making MSG, MSG+ and MSG Go available to fuboTV’s subscribers thoughout MSG Networks’ footprint,” says Adam Levine, Executive Vice President of distribution and business affairs, MSG Networks. “MSG Networks’ lineup of Emmy award-winning programming, including our unparalleled coverage of live, local professional sporting events, will be available to our fans in more ways than ever.”