First live TV service offered by a prepaid wireless carrier, available today
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 02, 2015 - Calling all sports enthusiasts – never miss a game with today’s launch of boostTV and a $10 boostTV™ Live Sports add-on, a video streaming service that lets customers watch live and on-demand sports content, including the upcoming Copa America, exclusively on BeIN SPORTS on a Boost Mobile smartphone.
In line with other monthly plan add-ons, customers can add the boostTV Live Sports add-on for $10 per month1. New customers can subscribe during the activation process in-store or online at boostmobile.com. Existing customers can add the monthly subscription online via My Account (web and smartphone), in store, or by phone. Customers who have already installed the free boostTV™ app on their phone can subscribe to the boostTV Live Sports add-on within the app.
“With the boostTV Live Sports add-on, Boost Mobile customers can score a front-row seat at their favorite sporting events,” said Doug Smith, director, product marketing-Sprint Prepaid. “boostTV Live Sports offers baseball, basketball, boxing and much more, including year-round soccer with top leagues such as Liga MX, Copa MX, prestigious European leagues like La Liga and Serie A, plus popular tournaments like 2015 Copa America live on boostTV, exclusively on BeIN SPORTS, all from the palm of their hand.”
Currently, the new sports package comes with the following channels:
- AyM Sports
- Azteca America
- BeIN Sports
- BeIN Sports en Español
- Latin American Sports
boostTV gives access to all the following major sports content and events:
- Latin America: 2015 Copa America (South America), Primera Division and Copa Argentina (Argentina) and Copa de Brasil (Brazil)
- Mexico: Liga MX, Copa MX, Ascenso MX
- Europe: La Liga and Copa del Rey (Spain), Serie A and Coppa Italia (Italy), Ligue 1, Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue (France)
The boostTV application is a video streaming service providing access to free and premium video content. Customers can subscribe to premium content like the $10 boostTV Live Sports add-on.
The boostTV™ app is currently available for select Boost Mobile Android-powered smartphones including HTC Desire, LG Tribute, Motorola E, Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE, Samsung Galaxy S5, and Samsung Galaxy S6 with availability for additional devices in the future. For more information on boostTV visit www.boostmobile.com/shop/boost-tv/.
Starting today, Sprint customers can also access the Sprint TV Live Sports package – with all the same content as boostTV Live Sports – using the Sprint TV & Movies app for $9.99/month. Available for most Android and iOS devices from Sprint, customers can download the app through Google Play or the Apple App Store. In addition to this new sports package, the Sprint TV app offers free and premium content, including live and on-demand, with access to hundreds of popular primetime shows, news and kids programming. Both services are being powered by MobiTV’s cutting-edge, multi-screen managed services platform.
About Boost Mobile
Established in 2002, Boost Mobile, part of the Sprint Prepaid Group, redefines value for wireless consumers with more data for less and no long-term commitment to a subscription contract. Operating on the Nationwide Sprint 3G Network for data and the Nationwide Sprint Network for voice services, both reaching more than 281 million people respectively, as well as the nationwide Sprint 4G LTE Network, which reaches nearly 280 million people. Its award-winning customer service has been recognized more than eight times. Learn more about Boost Mobile online on Facebook, Google+, Instagram and Twitter.
1 $10 boostTV add-on available for monthly plans & select devices only. Video streaming limited to 3G speeds. boostTV usage counts against plan’s applicable monthly data allotment. After allotment reached, data speeds (including video) reduced to 2G speeds for remainder of plan cycle. Using boostTV over Wi-Fi does not count against plan’s monthly data.
Danielle Babbington, 949-748-3418