Anthem’s FNTSY Sports Network and Fight Network Launch on YipTV Live Streaming Service
Toronto | New York – Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. announced today that Fantasy SportsNetwork (FNTSY), the world’s first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports,and Fight Network, the world’s premier multi-platform combat sports channel, have launched on YipTV, the mobile cable Internet streaming service.
Both networks are included with YipTV’s premium membership for $14.99 a month.
“We are always looking to reach audiences previously unable to access our content,” said Leonard Asper, CEO of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. “Our addition to YipTV’sInternet-based service now makes us available in new markets across the U.S. and on multiple platforms, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and Smart TVs” (see guide here).
“YipTV customers are avid sports fans so the addition of Fantasy Sports Network and Fight Network fits perfectly into our current channel lineup,” said Michael Tribolet, co-founder and CEO, YipTV.
FNTSY Sports Network is the world’s first and only 24/7 television network designed from the ground up to inform, engage and entertain the more than 60 million enthusiasts who play fantasy sports annually and on a daily basis. The destination channel for fantasy sports players, its programming includes exciting live studio programming, call-in shows,expert panels, celebrity and expert drafts, reality programming and on-site commentary from sports venues, as well as short-form programming from the experts around the continent, providing fantasy sports discussion and analysis for football, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, hockey, NASCAR and other sports. It also includes a fantasy sports“ticker” that is second to none in the world of sports. It airs on over 20 cable, satellite and IPTV platforms in the U.S. and Canada, on streamed devices including Apple TV, Roku,Amazon Fire and Xbox, as well as globally on digital platforms.
Fight Network is a 24/7 HD multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports. It airs programs focused on the entire scope of the combat sports genre,including mixed martial arts, boxing, kickboxing, professional wrestling, traditional martial arts, fight news and analysis, as well as fight-themed drama, reality series,documentaries and feature films. Fight Network’s dynamic programming lineup includes live events from around the world and extensive news coverage. Fight Network is distributed on cable, satellite and IPTV systems in the U.S., Canada and over 30 countries across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, as well as globally on digital platforms,including online, mobile apps and streaming devices.
YipTV eliminates the cable box and is the fastest-growing U.S. based OTT mobile cable service that brings live-channel broadcasts of sports, news and entertainment from around the globe to the tens of millions of multilingual foreign-born consumers living in the U.S., with a focus on the underserved Hispanic market.
YipTV’s mobile cable service is available over any type of wired or wireless broadband connection and uses Internet-based delivery technology to provide affordable access to its wide range of international channels. The app is free at sign-up and includes 18 free channels with no long-term contracts. A premium membership is also available for $14.99 a month with access to all channels. Subscribers sign up for YipTV via the web at www.YipTV.com, then download apps for iOS or Android devices from the Apple AppStore or GooglePlay.
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About Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. is a global leader in operating targeted specialty video channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York,Toronto, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. In addition to FNTSY Sports Network and Fight Network, Anthem’s portfolio includesRotoExperts.com, a leader in fantasy sports news and analysis, and DailyRoto.com, the most comprehensive and far-reaching daily fantasy sports website. Anthem also has a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in over 40 million homes, and it owns SportsGrid.com, a leader in general sports entertainment commentary. Anthem has partnered with IMG to launch Edge Sport, an extreme and action sports network launching soon in Canada, and has also teamed up with Lucas Oil Products to launch MAVTV Canada, a 24-hour destination channel for all things motorsports in the Canadian market.
YipTV, Inc., is a privately held company with offices in West Palm Beach, Fla., and New Brunswick, N.J., that provides low-cost, live television channels, including domestic and international network content. Founded in 2012, YipTV is an Over the Top (OTT) mobile cable operator that distributes over 100 channels and programs in multiple languages,letting subscribers watch YipTV on televisions, tablets, computers, smartphones and other Internet-enabled devices. YipTV sends video content via the public internet to broadband users, bypassing legacy cable systems and head end technology, and then passes that savings directly to the consumer. For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/1T4yJod
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