beIN SPORTS has officially launched beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español on the VIZIO SmartCast® platform available to millions of viewers. This latest launch reinforces VIZIO’s earlier launch of the English-language channel beIN SPORTS XTRA, which also offers live sports at no cost.
SmartCast users now have 24/7 access to beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español, the newly launched, free Spanish-language channel, offering live sports, news, analysis and highlights that brings both diehard and casual fans closer to the game. beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español offers a sampling of beIN SPORTS’ live soccer coverage, offering even more sports fans access to the network’s dedicated coverage of the world’s biggest soccer leagues including LaLiga, Ligue 1, SüperLig, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and more. In addition to the live event coverage, beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español will host a number of original productions such as Juego Abierto, ANAlicemos and El Diario del Martes as well as beIN the Interview and other Mexican sports focused programs.
“Following the positive response we have received from SmartCast viewers about beIN SPORTS XTRA, we are excited to now offer fans access to our new channel beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español,” said Antonio Briceño, Managing Director of beIN SPORTS North America. “Fans will now have access to beIN’s world-class content on SmartCast TVs including soccer matches from LaLiga, Ligue 1, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and more, in Spanish and at no added cost.”
“We’re excited to launch beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español on VIZIO SmartCast to give consumers access to premium sports content, in Spanish, at no charge,” said Katherine Pond, Vice President of Business Development for VIZIO. “This is another great addition to our Spanish language channel offering on SmartCast, and we look forward to continuing our content expansion across genres and languages so that VIZIO viewers always have access to the latest and best entertainment available.”
Founded and headquartered in Orange County, California, VIZIO’s mission is to deliver immersive entertainment and compelling lifestyle enhancements that make our products the center of the connected home. VIZIO is driving the future of televisions through its integrated platform of cutting-edge Smart TVs and powerful SmartCast operating system. VIZIO also offers a portfolio of innovative sound bars that deliver consumers an elevated audio experience. VIZIO’s platform gives content providers more ways to distribute their content and advertisers more tools to target and dynamically serve ads to a growing audience that is increasingly transitioning away from linear TV.
About beIN SPORTS USA
Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS offers viewers world-class sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT, and free English and Spanish-language networks, beIN SPORTS XTRA and beIN SPORTS XTRA en Espanol. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from LaLiga, Ligue 1, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa Sudamericana, Coupe de France, Turkish Süper Lig, Africa Cup of Nations, CAF Confederation Cup, CAF Champions League and International Friendlies as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven for fans of wrestling, mixed martial arts (MMA), skiing and handball, among others. Through beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on their computer, tablet or smartphone. Fans can also experience live high-quality sports properties for free via beIN SPORTS XTRA and beIN SPORTS XTRA en Espanol. This includes season-long access to XTRA soccer matches, XTRA combat sports, XTRA adventure sports, XTRA original studio productions, and a robust library of historically relevant sporting events.