FITE Now Available to Shaw TV Customers
Premium global Pay Per View sports and entertainment platform launches for Shaw TV customers across Western Canada
New York (August 10, 2021)--FITE, the premier global platform for sports and entertainment, announced today that its over-the-top (OTT) FITE App is now available to all Shaw TV IPTV customers across Western Canada. The FITE app offers a wide array of premium Pay Per View events, SVOD package options and free programming for Shaw TV customers to enjoy —including the linear channel, FITE 24/7.
Louis Lewow, FITE's VP, Distribution remarked, "Canada is a major market for our content, and through our partnership with Shaw, we're making a compelling lineup of programming available to even more viewers across the country. FITE offers more than 1,000 events a year, so there's a lot of exciting new content coming to Shaw TV customers."
This year promises to be the biggest yet, with major global PPV events coming soon through the FITE app. Enjoy the inaugural TrillerVerz event for free which featured live boxing and Verzuz musical artists from Madison Square Garden's Hulu Theater. Upcoming FITE Pay Per View events include Celebrity Net Fight featuring Big Brother stars from the US and Canadian casts, NWA Empowerr and NWA 73 events on Aug. 28 + 29, AEW All Out 2021 on Sept. 5 th and Triller's Oscar de la Hoya vs. Vitor Belfort boxing event on Sept. 11 th , just to name a few.
"We know Canadians are looking to access as much of their favorite content as possible, and by adding the FITE App to our growing library of content, we're offering access to thousands of premium titles for our customers to enjoy," said Andrew Eddy, Vice-President, Programming, Shaw.
FITE, a global company headquartered in New York, offers PPV programs from Top Rank, PBC, AEW, NWA, BKFC, and is the digital home of all Triller Fight Club events such as Tyson vs. Jones, the biggest PPV event of 2020. FITE kicked off 2021 with recent shows from Impact Wrestling, Top Rank, BKFC, PBC and TFC's "Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren."
More information about Shaw TV packages and pricing can be found at shaw.ca/tv.
About FITE:FITE is the premier global platform for live sports and entertainment offering the industry's marquee PPV events and SVOD packages with over 5MM registered users. FITE is available worldwide through its iOS and Android mobile apps, Apple TV, Android TV, ROKU, Amazon Fire TV and Huawei apps. In addition, FITE supports Samsung, LG, Cox Contour, Vizio SmartCast™, Foxxum, Chromecast, PS4, XBOX, ZEASN, Netrange, Vidaa/Hisense, VEWD, Netgem TV, Virgin Media, Comcast's Xfinity 1 and Xfinity Flex as well as 7,000 models of SmartTVs. Available online at www.fite.tv.
About Shaw:Shaw is a leading Canadian connectivity company. The Wireline division consists of Consumer and Business services. Consumer serves residential customers with broadband Internet, Shaw Go WiFi, video and digital phone. Business provides business customers with Internet, data, WiFi, digital phone, and video services. The Wireless division provides wireless voice and LTE data services.
Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX – SJR.B, NYSE – SJR, and TSXV – SJR.A). For more information, please visit www.shaw.ca.
Owen Phillips, Sr. Director of PR, FITE