STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE World Sports, America's Network for Global Sports, announced an expanded partnership with Verizon that brings some of the network's popular sports programming to go90, a mobile-first social entertainment platform. The partnership also launched the network in HD on Fios TV and offers "TV Everywhere" authentication to Fios TV customers.
Users of go90 now have access to all the global sports carried on ONE World Sports, including baseball from Japan, basketball from China, hockey from Europe and Russia, cricket from England and soccer from the UK, Europe and Asia. Built for the next generation, go90 brings together networks, distributors, creators, audiences and brands to deliver great experiences for millennials and gen-z audiences. Anyone in the U.S. with a smart mobile device can access go90 by simply downloading the app from the App Store or Google Play.
ONE World Sports is now available in HD on Channel 597 for Fios TV customers, and sports fans can also access the channel from anywhere on the Watch ONE World Sports app and the Fios Mobile app using their "TV Everywhere" authentication. Both apps are available in the Apple and Google Play stores.
"Verizon understands the appeal and impact of live sports delivered perfectly on multiple platforms," said Randy Brown, ONE World Sports Executive Vice President, Distribution. "As our partnership with Verizon has grown, it has become apparent how much Verizon appreciates the power of global sports in connecting with an increasingly multicultural millennial audience and values our ability to provide the highest quality sports programming, wherever their viewers are."
"Bringing live sports to go90 continues to be a focus and key content differentiator," said Terry Denson, Vice President of Content Acquisition and Strategy for Verizon. "It's important to expand the programming on go90, especially when it brings the passion and diverse fan base that ONE World Sports does."
About ONE World Sports
ONE World Sports is America's Network for Global Sports, producing best-in-class, captivating live sports content from around the world. With multi-platform capabilities and superior production quality, ONE World Sports is one of the fastest growing independent sports networks available throughout the United States. Currently available to more than 30 million homes nationally on cable, telco and satellite, ONE World Sports delivers live and exclusive coverage of some of America's most popular sports played professionally outside the USA -- basketball, baseball, golf and ice hockey -- plus sporting events with the largest global followings, including soccer and cricket. ONE World Sports is distributed through Verizon Fios, go90, DISH Network, Charter Communications, SONY PlayStation Vue, Cablevision's Optimum TV, Mediacom Communications, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, RCN and a growing number of systems through the NCTC. In addition, the network's mobile app, Watch ONE World Sports, features a live stream of the network for authenticated subscribers and on-demand content for all users. More information on ONE World Sports and its availability in particular markets can be found at www.oneworldsports.com or consumers can call their television distributor. Watch ONE World Sports is available in the Apple and the Google Play stores.
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