DAZN launches 10 free channels globally with Amagi

Thursday, May 16th, 2024 
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DAZN Launches 10 New Global Free To Air Channels Offering Fans Unparalleled Access To Premium Sport

  • DAZN expands its partnership with Amagi by including an additional 10 channels to its substantial global free offering
  • Available as part of DAZN’s ever-expanding free tier, these channels extend DAZN’s global reach and cement DAZN as the Global Home of Boxing
  • Channels will launch in all global markets, capitalising on DAZN’s unparalleled global reach

LONDON — DAZN, the world’s leading sports streaming platform, today announces the launch of 10 new channels, in collaboration with industry leader Amagi, to further scale up its free sports offer. This initiative marks a significant milestone in DAZN’s commitment to providing unparalleled sports entertainment to fans worldwide, offering more touchpoints, to more sports, at every price point.

Building on a partnership with Amagi, these channels will offer an array of captivating sports content. The deal further cements DAZN as the Global Home of Combat Sports with the launch of two new boxing channels which will provide fans with 24/7 content, complementing the extensive portfolio of 150+ live top-tier fights which DAZN broadcasts each year.

Shay Segev, DAZN Group CEO, said: “Through DAZN’s free tier, fans will be able to access a huge range of sport for free, including even more of the best combat sport. Leveraging DAZN’s worldwide reach and market-leading technology, these channels will unlock the best sports action in new ways. We are proud that more sports’ organisations are recognising DAZN as the partner of choice as they look to engage with a larger audience – we are the only partner which can offer this global footprint.

“Our aim is to become the go-to sports destination platform for all fans worldwide which includes delivering the best proposition for every user. The addition of Matchroom Boxing and Boxing TV underscore DAZN as the Global Home of Boxing and Combat Sports and ensure we are creating more touchpoints with more sports fans than ever before.”

Extending the partnership with Amagi expands DAZN’s global reach and underscores the commitment to delivering premium sports content to audiences worldwide. DAZN is changing the game by offering these channels to audiences at no cost, ensuring a seamless and immersive streaming experience for every user. Content across these channels will range from padel and tennis to motorsports and billiards.

“This expanded partnership with DAZN demonstrates the power of Amagi’s technology to deliver a seamless FAST channel experience,” says Baskar Subramanian, Co-founder and CEO, Amagi. “With our expertise & leadership across content, technology and advertising in the FAST space, we’re enabling DAZN to further broaden sports content accessibility for a global audience, driving user growth and engagement for the platform.”

Available in DAZN’s market-leading freemium environment, these channels will capitalise on DAZN’s unrivalled global footprint and will be accessible worldwide.

DAZN recently appointed Elena Novokreshchenova as Global CEO of Freemium. Under her leadership, DAZN is actively exploring opportunities to add exciting sports content to its free tier underscoring the commitment to offering a diverse and compelling sports programme to fans worldwide. Novokreshchenova will oversee this expansion and said of the deal “As part of this partnership with Amagi, DAZN will offer broader access to sports content to a larger audience which is key for the continued success of the platform. DAZN is committed to paving a new way of sports streaming.”

Among the channels included in this line-up are Matchroom Boxing, Boxing TV, PDC Darts, Motorvision TV, Lacrosse TV, Padel TIME TV, SportStak, Moto America TV, Billiard TV, and ACL Cornhole TV.

Amagi, after this expanded strategic partnership will be working as DAZN’s exclusive partner for technology, content, and monetization. This collaboration will leverage Amagi’s comprehensive capabilities to support live transmission operations on the cloud and to manage owned and operated FAST channels.

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