beIN SPORT, beIN SPORT en Español and TV Everywhere Service beIN SPORT PLAY Debut Nationwide
RCN customers in Chicago, Boston, New York and metropolitan Washington, D.C., will be able to enjoy two entirely differentiated channels—beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Español.
With beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Español, RCN customers will have access to exclusive coverage showcasing soccer stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga, Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli in Serie A, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Radamel Falcao in Ligue 1. The network also features CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying matches, Copa America, the Copa del Rey, the U.K.’s Football League, Six Nations Rugby, tennis, boxing and other international sport competitions."beIN SPORT offers fans exclusive access to the renowned stars and intense rivalries from our vast lineup of leagues and sports properties,” said Yousef Al-Obaidly, managing director of beIN SPORT. “Our two networks will offer RCN customers more soccer and top flight international competition than any other channel.”
“beIN SPORT brings together comprehensive coverage of top-flight soccer and international sports, which we know our RCN customers will appreciate,” said Chris Fenger, Chief Operating officer at RCN.
RCN will offer beIN SPORT on RCN Premiere Sports Channel 378 in SD and Channel 579 in HD. beIN SPORT en Español will be carried on MiVision Plus Channel 808 by the end of December 2013.
About beIN SPORT – beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Español are multi-platform sports destinations that bring to the passionate fan live games that can’t be seen on any other channel, as well as news and analysis of the top leagues around the world. From American, European and Latin American live games to general sports news and in-depth analysis, beIN SPORT guarantees front-row access to top leagues and major sports properties on TV, online, or through mobile devices or smart phones via beIN SPORT PLAY. With beIN SPORT PLAY, authenticated U.S. pay-TV subscribers can enjoy all the exciting action from beIN SPORT and beIN SPORT en Español, along with additional simultaneous live matches via this unique service. For more information, please visit www.beinsport.tv for breaking news and real-time updates.
About RCN – RCN Telecom Services, LLC (www.rcn.com) provides industry-leading High-Speed Internet, all-Digital TV and Phone services for residential, small/medium and Enterprise business customers. PC Magazine recently released its annual Readers’ Choice Awards and named RCN one of the winners for best cable broadband ISPs in 2013 – rated highest in satisfaction for reliability. RCN was ranked #1 in Boston by Netflix for the best viewing experience. RCN’s affordably priced advanced digital services are delivered through their proprietary, state-of-the-art fiber-rich network and supported by 100% U.S.-based customer service. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago.