Discovery and Vodafone Spain have announced a strategic agreement to incorporate Eurosport Player, Eurosport’s live and on-demand sports streaming platform, to Vodafone TV.
With its addition to Vodafone’s TV service, Eurosport’s content and product offering will be integrated into an operator’s TV experience in Spain for the first time. Eurosport Player will be available on the big screen via set-top box and multi-screen from any device.
Customers with Vodafone TV’s Sport pack, which already includes the Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 TV channels, will have access to Eurosport Player at no additional cost. Offering the most comprehensive multi-platform sports offering in Europe, fans can enjoy the very best of the sporting calendar live and on-demand from the number of ports platform in Europe, however and whenever they choose.
Eurosport presents live coverage and all the stories, for some of the biggest sporting events in the world, including Roland-Garros, US Open and Australian Open tennis, the Grand Tours featuring the Tour de France and La Vuelta, and major motor racing events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Eurosport is Home of the Olympic Games in Europe, with exclusive rights to screen every minute of the Games on its digital platforms for Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024.
Antonio Ruiz, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Discovery for Spain and Portugal said: “We are delighted to be able to offer Vodafone TV customers the opportunity to experience the sport as intensely as we do on Eurosport through the addition of Eurosport Player to their television service. With the integration of our premium multisport platform into their offering, Discovery continues to expand the distribution of their services and platforms to bring more people and more homes than ever an innovative and immersive way of living sports offering viewers a deeper experience”.
Ignacio García-Legaz, director of Vodafone TV added: ” […] today we are taking another step in our strategy of offering the best content integrated into the best television experience on the market. With this app we offer sports fans a new way to enjoy their favorite competitions, in a more immersive way, and allowing the viewer to have total control of the display, with live content and on demand”.