Frontier Communications expands international sports programming in Connecticut
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) today announced that beIN SPORTS is now available to Connecticut's residential and businesses customers of FrontierTV powered by AT&T U-verse®. The fastest growing international sports network in the U.S., beIN SPORTS offers coverage of a wide range of sports including soccer, cycling, motorsports, rugby, tennis, boxing and handball.
"We are pleased to add beIN SPORTS to our extensive channel lineup of FrontierTV powered by AT&T U-verse® in Connecticut," said Paul Quick, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Frontier Connecticut. "Our customers told us this programming is important to them and we listened. Our customers can now watch their favorite international teams compete at the highest levels."
"The Frontier Communications content team has just scored another coup for its customers by bringing our networks in English and Spanish to their customers," said Yousef Al-Obaidliy, deputy CEO of beIN Media Group "Frontier Communications customers are passionate, and our two networks will offer them more soccer and other top flight international competition than any other channel." beIN SPORTS has exclusive coverage of Spain's La Liga,Italy's Serie A, and France's Ligue 1 among other leagues and competitions.
Both beIN SPORTS Network and beIN SPORTS en Español are offered in both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) and are included in the following FrontierTV powered by AT&T U-verse® packages: U450; U200 Latino through U450 Latino; and Paquete Español & Sports Pak.
For more information about Frontier's programming, call 1-888-376-6843 or visit www.frontier.com/GETCONN.
ABOUT FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 28 states. Frontier's approximately 17,000 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.
ABOUT beIN SPORTS USA
beIN SPORTS USA is the international sports network. Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS is the fastest growing international sports network in the U.S. and is offered on 9 of the largest 10 cable/satellite TV providers in the U.S., as well as other systems across the country. beIN SPORTS offers viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Russian Premier League, Copa America 2015, and CONMEBOL/CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers, as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. With beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smartphone. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven to fans of motorsports, tennis, rugby, volleyball and boxing, among others.
For more information, please visit www.beinsports.tv. Follow us on Twitter @beINSPORTSUSA and/or @ESbeINSPORTS and like our beIN SPORTS USA Facebook page for breaking news and real-time updates.
Patricia Amendola, 570-631-6013 (o)
Communications Manager -- East Region
Source: Frontier Communications Corporation
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