Al Jazeera's sports channels, beIN Sports USA 1 and 2, is
set to hit American TV homes beginning 1 August, said beIN
Sports USA MD Youssef Mohammad Al-Obaidly.
Sports will offer exclusive coverage of La Liga BBVA from
Spain, Serie A from Italy and Ligue 1 from France.
by the resources of Qatar Media Corporation and the global
expertise of Mediapro, beIN Sports aims to provide unmatched
experience to soccer fanatics in the USA.
are very proud to bring to the American community a new way
of watching sports, a better way, where all platforms come
together to provide a truly customized and totally unprecedented
depth of interactive experience to the viewer," Al-Obaidly
channel is being developed in partnership with Imagina US
and has already secured two major deals with service providers.
are working together with Imagina US as our partner, and we
are already in the last stages of negotiation with different
providers, having secured two major deals so far that will
bring the channel to subscribers homes on August 1,"
American English-language soccer commentator Phil Schoen has
joined beIN Sports USA. Schoen is expected to continue as
the English-language voice of La Liga in the USA, when beIN
Sports USA launches.