fuboTV adds Pac-12 Network to Premier channel bundle
Pac-12 Networks announced today a multi-year partnership with fuboTV, including regional channels available in an add-on package.
As part of the agreement, Pac-12 Network, the Networks’ primary national channel, is now available to all subscribers of fuboTV’s entry-level channel package at no extra cost. Called Fubo Premier, the package includes more than 70+ channels, including 34 sports channels like beIN Sports and Big Ten Network. The Premier channel bundle costs $34.99 per month.
All six of Pac-12 Networks’ regional channels are also now available to fuboTV subscribers as part of its Sports Plus add-on package. The Sports Extra add-on has an additional 14 channels for $5.99 per month. The launch of Pac-12 Networks on fuboTV coincides with the start of the Networks’ coverage of 2017 Pac-12 football, which begins with two games later today.
The first three weeks of football will see several top matchups on Pac-12 Networks. Here’s a breakdown of those games.
• Colorado vs Colorado State on Friday, Sept. 1
• USC’s home-opener against Western Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 2
• UCLA vs. Hawaii from the Rose Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 9
• Washington State vs Oregon State on Saturday, Sept. 16
• Washington vs. Fresno State also on Saturday, Sept. 16
How many games will air on Pac-12 in 2017?
Pac-12 Networks will feature 11 of the Conference’s 12 universities and nine home-openers over the first three weeks. The network will air 35 games overall on the year
“We’re thrilled to make the Pac-12 Networks’ full portfolio of content available to fuboTV subscribers, including the 850 live events to be broadcast as part of the 2017-2018 season,” said Alden Budill, a Pac-12 Networks senior vice president. “We look forward to working with fuboTV to bring our compelling content to even more fans across the country.”
As part of the new partnership with Pac-12 Networks, the following regional networks have been added to fuboTV’s “Sports Plus” package.
• Pac-12 Arizona
• Pac-12 Bay Area
• Pac-12 Oregon
• Pac-12 Washington
• Pac-12 Mountain
• Pac-12 Los Angeles
FOX College Sports Atlantic, FOX College Sports Central and FOX College Sports Pacific were added to the Sports Plus package as part of a previously announced deal.
fuboTV brings subscribers access to regional, national and international networks via TVs, tablets, mobile devices and computers. fuboTV also has apps for nearly all major streaming devices like Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.
As its base package, fuboTV’s “Fubo Premier” is currently available to customers for $34.99 per month; “Sports Plus” is available as an add-on. You can read my full review of fuboTV for more information about the channel lineup.
Who owns Pac-12 Networks?
Pac-12 Networks is a TV and multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference. It’s the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites and Pac-12 Now, its TV Everywhere service.
Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events and original programming about marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports.
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