NEW YORK, May 11, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform, announced today that it is now a proud partner of the Cleveland Guardians. Fubo’s Guardians partnership is its second with a Major League Baseball team following its agreement with the Boston Red Sox announced on May 1.
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The Cleveland Guardians partnership features the launch of Fubo branding at Progressive Field, including behind home plate, and fan engagement opportunities.
Guardians fans also have the opportunity to stream Fubo’s leading sports, news and entertainment programming via an extended free trial. The team’s season ticket members will receive an email to access a free 30 day Fubo trial while all fans are eligible for a free 14 day trial at https://www.fubo.tv/stream/cleveland-guardians/.
Fubo is the streaming leader in baseball coverage and, in Cleveland, streams Guardians games through regional sports networks (RSNs), local broadcast networks and national sports networks (ESPN and FS1) as well as MLB Network, MLB Strike Zone and MLB.TV. Fubo offers significant local sports coverage of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Browns as well.
In addition to coverage of baseball and other sports, Fubo also streams popular live entertainment and news programming and features more than 40,000 TV shows and movies on-demand each month.
"Fubo is proud to be a partner of the Cleveland Guardians and expand our leading game coverage to in-person engagement with their fans," said Yale Wang, senior vice president, marketing, Fubo. "We’re looking forward to working with the team to provide fans with the easiest way to watch the Cleveland Guardians online."
"We are excited to welcome Fubo into the Cleveland Guardians family of partners," said Ted Baugh, vice president, corporate partnerships and premium hospitality, Cleveland Guardians. "Fubo is a fantastic streaming option for our fans, allowing them access to local and national broadcasts."
With a mission to build the world’s leading global live TV streaming platform with the greatest breadth of premium content and interactivity, FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO) aims to transcend the industry’s current TV model. The company operates Fubo in the U.S., Canada and Spain and Molotov in France.
In the U.S., Fubo is a sports-first cable TV replacement product that aggregates more than 175 live sports, news and entertainment networks and is the only live TV streaming platform with every Nielsen-rated sports channel (source: Nielsen Total Viewers, 2022). Leveraging Fubo’s proprietary data and technology platform optimized for live TV and sports viewership, subscribers can engage with the content they are watching through interactive product features like FanView, an in-video experience showcasing live game, team and player stats and scores in real time. Fubo was also the first virtual MVPD to enable simultaneous viewing of up to four live channels (Multiview on Apple TV) as well the first to stream in 4K HDR.
Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction among Live TV Streaming Providers by J.D. Power (2022), Fubo has been called "a force in sports streaming" by Forbes, "the best streaming service for sports aficionados" by Tom’s Guide and was heralded by CNET for its "ease of use." Learn more at https://fubo.tv.
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