fuboTV to use Auth0 for authentication and social login

Monday, March 5th, 2018 
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fuboTV Enables Easier Login for Streaming Sports Fans with Auth0

  • Social login makes customer experience hassle-free

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), today announced that it is the identity management platform of choice for fuboTV, the leading sports-first live streaming TV service in the U.S. The company’s rapidly growing subscriber base will use Auth0 for authentication and social login across a variety of platforms including desktop, mobile phones, and tablets.

fuboTV subscribers use the OTT service to watch their favorite teams and stay on top of the most popular sports, news, and entertainment networks in the U.S. For example, its fubo Premier base package includes more than 65 channels, viewable on desktop as well as Android and iOS mobile phones and tablets, and leading TV connected devices including Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.

“We wanted to make the login process easier and more secure for our customers, who rely on us 24/7 for the latest and greatest in sports and entertainment,” said Sung Ho Choi, co-founder, fuboTV. “Auth0’s authentication capabilities, including the option for our customers to login via their social media profiles, gives our customers a better experience overall.”

Today’s cord-cutting culture and the need for always-on entertainment is creating a huge surge in demand for streaming sports. fuboTV, as it meets this demand, will rely on Auth0 to scale authentication for its continually growing subscriber base.

“We are excited to be a trusted partner to fuboTV as they continue their expansion,” said Eugenio Pace, CEO and co-founder of Auth0. “Its varied offering and optimal customer experience will continue to set fuboTV apart from other streaming services in this competitive marketplace.”

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