FITE Launches on Cox’s Contour TV Platforms
Digital Sports Platform Expands in the U.S. on Top Cable Provider OTT Ecosystem
New York, October 14, 2020 - FITE, the premiere global platform for sports and entertainment, announced today that they have inked a multi-year deal with Cox Communications for distribution on their TV platforms. FITE is now available to Cox Contour and Contour Stream Player customers across the company's footprint.
FITE, an international company headquartered in New York, is desirous to extend its reach to fans in the USA, their number one market. The company is just halfway through its fourth year in business and has grown 12% year over year in 2020. Although originally known as expert curators of boxing, pro wrestling, and MMA PPV programming, since March of this year, FITE has added football, soccer, tennis, basketball, films, and a deep push into motorsports and music concert streaming.
The FITE app will join popular sports brands such as NBC Sports, ESPN, and DAZN on Cox Contour, providing customers with a frictionless way to experience live sports at home. Cox Contour customers can order events and SVOD bundles on FITE via the app or with the Cox voice remote, directly to their TVs. As an added benefit, Cox customers will have access to exclusive FITE content advantages such as replays, multi-device use and for many of the major events, additional language options.
Louis Lewow, VP-Distribution, FITE stated, "we've enjoyed working with Cox on this distribution deal, and its launch is coming at a perfect inflection point for our growth. We're thrilled to offer our premium PPV, SVOD and free programming options to Cox Contour customers."
The FITE app launch kick-offs with a variety of exclusive PPV shows, such as the popular FITE Klub motorsports events and our 11-concert Extravaganza package, plus Southern American World Cup Qualifier soccer, live MMA and boxing from around the globe, and premium pro wrestling events like Impact's Bound for Glory 2020 available in 4 languages.
FITE is the premium global platform for live sports and entertainment offering many of the industry's marquee PPV events and SVOD packages with 2.5MM registered users. FITE is available worldwide through its iOS and Androidmobile apps, Apple TV, Android TV, ROKU, Amazon Fire TV and Huawei apps. In addition, FITE supports Cox Contour, Vizio SmartCast™, Foxxum, Chromecast, PS4, XBOX, ZEASN, Netrange, Vidaa/Hisense, Vewd, Netgem TV, Comcast's Xfinity 1 and Xfinity Flex as well as 7,000 models of Smart TVs. Available online at www.FITE.tv.