Mobile and Online Users Will Have "Everywhere" Access
to More Live Games through beIN SPORTS' Live Streaming Service

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - beIN SPORTS Canada, the international sports network, recently announced that its live streaming platform beIN SPORTS PLAY will become beIN SPORTS CONNECT as of July 16, 2014, with new added features and an application format to follow in the near future.

beIN SPORTS CONNECT users will be able to log into and access both the English and Spanish networks, as well as additional live matches and events that cannot be seen anywhere other than on beIN SPORTS Connect.

Arriving just in time for the kick-off of the European soccer league season, beIN SPORTS CONNECT will be offering a monthly subscription option for $19.95 CAD, with a discounted yearly pass available, as well, for the first time. All programming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT is offered in HD and is available on broadband-connected PCs and laptops, mobile tablets and smart phones.

"beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS CONNECT will offer unrivaled coverage of the upcoming soccer seasons, featuring exclusive coverage of some of the best leagues in the world. With so many live matches that can be seen nowhere else, we are confident that beIN SPORTS CONNECT will offer soccer and international sport fans a one of a kind TV everywhere experience," said Yousef Al-Obaidly, Deputy CEO, beIN Media Group.

France's Ligue 1 commences on August 9, Spain's La Liga begins on August 23and Italy's Serie A kicks-off on August.  Viewers will be able to watch the stars of the recently concluded World Cup including player of the tournament Lionel Messi and top scorer James Rodriguez, as well as Superstars Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Andrea Pirlo, David Luiz, & Memo Ochoa among others, who all play  in leagues covered exclusively on beIN SPORTS and beIN Connect

During the 2013/14 season, there were over 50% more live matches and sporting events aired on beIN SPORTS CONNECT that were unavailable on the networks and anywhere else but on the platform. Additional content includes matches from the Spanish, Italian, and French leagues that are not shown live on the network, as well as live matches from popular soccer leagues such as The Russian Premier League, England's football Championship (England's Second Division), and La Liga Adelante (Spain's Second Division).  World class international sporting events and series like the World Superbike Championship, Giro d'Italia, World Rallycross Championship and Italian Volleyball Serie A are also featured live on beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

All programming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT is offered in HD and is available on broadband-connected PCs, mobile tablets and smart phones.

beIN SPORTS Canada is North America's premier international sports network. Launched in 2013, beIN SPORTS offers viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV & Live Streaming. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, news and in-depth analysis of the top leagues from around the world, including exclusive matches from La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Russian Premier League, Copa America 2015 and CONMEBOL/CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers. With beIN SPORTS CONNECT, subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smartphone. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven to fans of motorsports, tennis, rugby, volleyball and boxing, among others.


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