Pac-12 Networks reaches international distribution agreement with Eversport
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (September 3, 2015) – Pac-12 Networks and EverSport announced a two-year distribution agreement today that will make all Pac-12 Networks programming available to more than 200 countries worldwide via the web and mobile devices.
Beginning September 3, EverSport will deliver all seven Pac-12 Networks 24-7 live linear channels via subscription to fans outside of the United States. The subscription packages will include monthly and annual options.
“Expanding our distribution to give fans everywhere the opportunity to watch their favorite Pac-12 teams has been a top priority for us,” Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy Stephans said. “The international reach that EverSport provides will not only give Pac-12 alumni and fans living abroad access to our great content, but will also assist our universities with their recruiting outside of the United States. We are very excited about this new international offering.”
The agreement with EverSport complements the Pac-12 Networks’ international subscription service on YouTube, which is currently available in 34 countries. Fans living outside of the United States will be able to access the live feed through Pac-12.com and EverSport.tv.
“It's such a great honor to bring live college sports coverage to Pac-12 fans living overseas, especially since it’s never been done at this scale before,”said Wayne Sieve, CEO of EverSport.tv. “With the college football season starting this week, it’s an exciting time for EverSport.tv and the fans of the Pac-12 internationally.”
Pac-12 Networks will televise 850 live events each year, including 30+ football games, 150+ men’s basketball games, 100+ women's basketball games, 90+ volleyball matches, 100+ baseball games, 100+ soccer games, 75+ softball games, 25+ women’s gymnastics and hundreds of other Olympic sporting events. In addition, Pac-12 Networks produces hundreds of hours of studio shows, exclusive content and original programming to provide fans with inside access and in depth coverage of every Pac-12 game that they can’t find anywhere else.