FuboTV Announces a New Streaming Service to Take on Sling TV


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Update: We now know the full channel lineup and pricing details of the new FuboTV Service. You can find the full breakdown HERE.

FuboTV has long been known as a sports oriented streaming service. Now it wants to move into the growing live TV feild with a new streaming package.

FuboTV announced today that it had come to agreements with Fox Networks Group, NBCUniversal, A+E Networks, Crown Media Family Networks, Fuse Media, NBA TV and The Weather Channel. Starting in January FuboTV will launch a $34.99 a month streaming service that will offer add-on packages, a cloud DVR capability, look back and start over offerings, and access to more than 25 TV Everywhere apps from its programming partners.

If you sign up at the promotional price you will get to keep it after FuboTV raises it to $49.99 per month in about a year, David Gandler, fuboTV’s CEO and co-founder, said, noting that the company is in talks with other programmers and network groups.

FuboTV plans to end its current $9.99 per month service and hopes to move current subscribers in the coming weeks and months to sign up for the new, fuller version of fuboTV. fuboTV, which launched service in January 2015.

With the new package you will also get access to a slate of general, news and entertainment programming from A+E Networks (A&E Network, FYI, History, Lifetime, LMN, Viceland); Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries); Fox Networks Group (Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FX, FXM, FXX, National Geographic, Nat Geo Mundo, Nat Geo WILD); Fuse Media (Fuse, FM); NBCU (Bravo, Chiller, Cloo, CNBC, CNBC World, E!, Esquire, MSNBC, Oxygen, Sprout, Syfy, USA Network); and The Weather Channel (Local Now, The Weather Channel).

Source: MultiChannel News

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