ÖFB launches OTT platform with StreamAMGWednesday, October 21st, 2020
ÖFB TV offers live and on demand streaming of every level of Austrian football, from the grassroots to the national team.
The Austrian Football Federation (ÖFB – Österreichischer Fußball-Bund), the governing body and organiser of Austrian Women’s Bundesliga, the UNIQA ÖFB Cup and national teams, has launched a new OTT platform to provide a new home for Austrian football.
Built and operated by StreamAMG in partnership with digital sport specialists RESULT Sports, ÖFB TV offers comprehensive access to the men’s, women’s and youth game in Austria. The first of its kind in European football, the new service provides a single platform for fans to follow each level of Austrian football. ÖFB TV hosts live matches of the men’s, women’s and junior national teams, as well as club football in Austria.
For the 2020-2021 season, ÖFB TV is hosting:
- Live matches of National teams, Austrian Women’s Bundesliga and the UNIQA ÖFB Cup
- Coverage of national leagues, from grassroots and amateur competitions to the professional level
- On demand, exclusive and behind the scenes content from across Austrian football
The platform represents a unique football experience for audiences worldwide, with unprecedented access to the nation’s game from the grassroots to the national team. ÖFB TV provides a premium user experience across platforms, with a dedicated video-first website and native iOS and Android apps.
StreamAMG is a recognised leader in sports OTT, providing live streaming and video platforms organisations across European football, including the majority of English Premier League clubs. The company also operates The FA Player, the English FA’s dedicated streaming platform for the women’s game, and recently launched Matchroom Live, a major multi-sport OTT platform for Matchroom Sport.
Bernhard Neuhold, Chief Executive Officer, ÖFB: “We’re excited to launch ÖFB TV as the new home of Austrian football from the grassroots to the top flight. StreamAMG’s experience makes them the natural choice to help us launch the service, and we’re confident they’ll give us a platform that gives fans a truly unique experience.”
Hugo Sharman, Chief Executive Officer, StreamAMG: “The new ÖFB TV promises to be a step change for Austrian football, increasing reach and visibility all around the world. The platform is a major first for European football and we’re thrilled to be a part of this exciting project.”