“And for every soccer fan in the United States and Canada we’ll provide a rich site with all the news, standings and video highlights to follow through every turn of Asia’s continental championship.”
Stamford CT (PRWEB) January 08, 2015
ONE World Sports, America’s Network for Global Sports, announced today that it will supplement its previously announced U.S. TV coverage by offering Canadian soccer fans exclusive livestream access to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2015 soccer tournament beginning January 9, when Australia meets Kuwait.
The full-competition livestreaming -- on a subscription basis via the network’s website, ONEWorldSports.com -- will enable Canadian fans to view all 32 matches of the quadrennial 16-team tournament. Canadian fans can watch the geo-targeted livestreams via a $9.95 (CAD) “day pass,” providing access to any and all matches for a given day, or a $29.95 (CAD) tournament-long “competition pass.”
Timed to the start of the competition, ONE World Sports is introducing AFC Asian Cup Digital Stadium, a digital destination for fans. ONE World Sports’ AFC Asian Cup Digital Stadium w ill serve as the news hub for the tournament, offering the schedule, match highlights, regularly updated tournament statistics and standings, weekly podcasts, daily news reports and frequent news and information updates provided via key social feeds.
“This marks the first time we’ve livestreamed coverage of one of the world’s major soccer tournaments,” said Alexander “Sandy” Brown, president and CEO of ONE World Sports. “And for every soccer fan in the United States and Canada we’ll provide a rich site with all the news, standings and video highlights to follow through every turn of Asia’s continental championship.”
The network’s live coverage will include matches from five venues throughout Australia including the tournament finale on January 31 from Sydney. Coverage will include encore telecasts at noon Eastern and during primetime hours.
About the AFC
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), one of six confederations comprising the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), is Asian soccer’s governing body with 46 member associations. The AFC Asian Cup is the world’s second oldest continental football championship after Copa América; the winning team becomes the champion of Asia and automatically qualifies for the FIFA Confederations Cup. A television audience estimated at more than 480 million people in 80 countries witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the 2011 Asian Cup final. The 2015 Asian Cup will be the tournament’s 16th edition.
About ONE World Sports
ONE World Sports is a multiplatform sports network featuring exclusive best-in-class sporting events, live from around the globe. The network was created to fulfill American sports fans’ growing demand for global sports. ONE World Sports delivers live and exclusive coverage of some of America’s most popular sports played outside the USA – basketball, baseball, golf and ice hockey – plus sporting events with the largest global following, including soccer and cricket.
ONE World Sports showcases some of the world’s most competitive soccer, including Arsenal FC, Chelsea FC, FC Bayern Munich, AC Milan, and the New York Cosmos, along with top soccer from Asia and the Pacific Rim. The network also exclusively telecasts the England National Cricket Team’s international home matches, Japan’s legendary baseball team, the Yomiuri Giants, Kontinental Hockey League, Champions Hockey League, Chinese Basketball Association, OneAsia Golf Tour, and the top competitions in table tennis and badminton from around the world.
ONE World Sports is available via Verizon FiOS, DISH Network, Charter Communications, Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Mediacom Communications, RCN, Hawaiian Telcom and Google Fiber.
ONE World Sports, headquartered in Stamford, CT, is owned and operated by ONE Media Corp., which also owns and operates ONE CONNXT, a global HD/SD broadcast video transport services provider; and America ONE Sports, a leading provider of live broadband sports.
For more info, see http://www.oneworldsports.com.
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