fuboTV adds 30 hours to Cloud DVR, offers 500 hours as add-on
fuboTV expanded its cloud-based DVR capabilities today, giving subscribers either 30 hours of space or an advanced option with 500 hours.
The upgrade comes days after fuboTV launched a promotion for new subscribers, pricing the first two months of the Premier channel bundle for $19.99 per month.
Premier subscribers will now get 30 hours of Cloud DVR space at no extra charge. The company also announced an advanced DVR add-on, giving subscribers 500 hours of space for an additional $9.99 per month.
Prior to the DVR upgrade, subscribers had 10 “slots” that expired after 10 days. Now all shows and movies will be stored indefinitely with either DVR package.
More features came Wednesday for desktop, mobile, web and iOS platforms as well. Viewers can now pause a live stream and un-pause to resume watching on desktop, mobile web and iOS.
fuboTV now offers about 65+ channels in the Premier bundle, including beIN Sports, CBS, CBS Sports Network, Big Ten Network, NFL Network, and PAC-12 Networks.
Other recent improvements to fuboTV
The company has been shouldering its way into the live streaming market with a weeks-long rollout of added channels and TV Everywhere support. The company also premiered its first TV ad, featuring three 15-second commercials to air during the NFL season on CBS, FOX and NBC; on top cable networks, including 24/7 sports channels and on regional sports networks.
Here’s a rundown of what else has been happening added features on fuboTV in recent days.
- More TV Everywhere support was added for a number of NBC Sports apps. It also gives viewers access to Comcast/NBC regional sports networks.
- CBS channels, including locals in 14 markets were added along with CBS Sports Newtwork, Pop, The CW and the digital news channel CBSN.
- Pac-12 Networks signed a multi-year partnership with fuboTV, including regional channels that come with the Sports Plus add-on package. PAC-12 Network was added to the Premier bundle.
- NFL Network was added to the Premier bundle, while NFL RedZone was added to the new Sports Plus add-on. The Sports Plus package has 15 channels for an additional $8.99 per month.
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