A few weeks ago, VIZIO launched the NFL Channel, a free streaming network, on its ad-supported free streaming service. Now the streaming service has added “Pac-12 Insider” and “beIN SPORTS XTRA”. In addition to the two channels, they have also added the CBS Sports app which offers 24/7 news, highlights and access to fantastic tips from CBS Sports HQ.
“For decades, sports have had a tremendous impact on TV viewership and engagement. The addition of these sports-focused partners to SmartCast reaffirms VIZIO’s continued commitment to delivering the content that consumers are looking for the most,” said Katherine Pond, Vice President of Business Development for VIZIO. “SmartCast viewers will now have access to even more free sports content to enjoy some of the best leagues and media rights holders in the world.”
Pac-12 Insider gives fans free access to the latest football and basketball highlights, classic reminders of the Champions Conference’s top sports and programs, and in-depth behind-the-scenes stories that showcase the heart and soul of the Pac-12 Insider. soul of Pac- 12 student-athletes, coaches and legends.
This month, Pac-12 Insider fans get access to classic matches featuring some of the NBA’s brightest stars, including James Harden, Kevin Love, Klay Thompson and Russell Westbrook, from their days as Pac-12 student-athletes. Plus, all of this season’s action on the gridiron is available via weekly installments of “Football in 60,” the condensed hour-long no-timeout, no-huddle replays of the most recent Pac-12 football matchups.
“We at Pac-12 Networks are excited to introduce our new offering, Pac-12 Insider, to VIZIO’s robust and diverse user base,” said Henry Watson, Vice President of Distribution, Pac-12 Networks. . “The launch of Pac-12 Insider on VIZIO SmartCast further expands how Pac-12 fans can watch their favorite highlights, classic games, and stories about the Conference of Champions.”
beIN SPORTS XTRA offers a sampling of beIN SPORTS’ world-class content. The free 24/7 channel of live sports, news, analysis and highlights in English brings everyone closer to the game with dedicated coverage of La Liga, Ligue 1, SüperLig, Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.
Live matches from the African Nations Championship, Basketball Champions League and original programs such as Sports Burst complement the robust sports content available for free to beIN SPORTS XTRA viewers. SmartCast viewers will soon have access to the network’s upcoming launch of a Spanish-language version of beIN SPORTS XTRA.
“beIN SPORTS makes it easier than ever to watch the world’s best football leagues and clubs live,” said Antonio Briceño, General Manager of beIN SPORTS North America. “We are happy to bring even more football fans access to exciting matches featuring mega stars like Neymar, Messi, Ramos and more.”