Sport1 Extra launches in Germany, Austria, Switzerland
September 15, 2021
Sport1 has launched its new multisports streaming platform Sport1 Extra in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, giving users a variety of flexible offers and price models according to their topic and usage preferences – whether pay-per-view for individual events or league and club passes.
One of the highlights at launch is the Women’s Volleyball Bundesliga: From the 2021/22 season, all matches of the 1st Bundesliga and the 2nd Bundesliga North and South will be offered live and exclusively on SPORT1 Extra as a pay subscription or pay-per-view. Introductory offer for all volleyball fans for the launch of SPORT1 Extra: On the first two match days, all matches of the 2nd Bundesliga North and South will be broadcast completely free of charge in a live stream, and will then also be available free on-demand.
In addition to the Women’s Volleyball Bundesliga, event streams he pay-TV channel Sport1+ will also be offered individually as a pay-per-view option on Sport1 Extra. In addition to this, Sport1+ shows football from Europe and South America, popular motorsport series such as the NASCAR Cup Series, the IndyCar Series and FIM Speedway, as well as top European ice hockey from the Champions Hockey League (CHL). Currently, the men’s 2021 European Volleyball Championship is scheduled live and exclusively on Sport1+ until September 19th.
In the coming months, the range of sports as well as competitions and leagues on Sport1 Extra will be further expanded.
Olaf Schroeder, CEO of Sport1 Medien AG and Chairman of the Management Board of Sport1, commented: “With our new streaming platform, we are making all fans a compelling offer in terms of content, technology and price to experience their favorite sports and competitions – when, where and how they want to via their preferred devices. With the Women’s Volleyball Bundesliga as a highlight at the start and our other offers, which we will successively expand, users, but also all players in the sports sector, can get an idea of Sport1 Extra. The goals are ambitious, the claim is clearly defined: We want to be the No. 1 destination for federations, leagues, clubs and also external media providers in German-speaking countries when it comes to the 360° staging of their sports on our channels – with Sport1 Extra as our new digital pay offer in the streaming market.”