Multiyear partnership gives FloHoops exclusive internet broadcast rights in U.S. and Canada
AUSTIN, Texas – November 20, 2018—Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a partnership with German sports and entertainment broadcaster airtango to provide live and on-demand internet coverage of Germany’s BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga in the U.S. and Canada exclusively on FloHoops.com.
The partnership includes internet broadcast rights of the regular season and playoff games of the BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga during the current season and the following 2019-2020 season. BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga is the second-highest level of professional club basketball in Germany and is comprised of 16 teams, which feature more than 60 American players on the team’s rosters. Coverage of next year’s full season and playoffs will total more than 260 games on FloHoops.
“Partnering with airtango is exciting for our FloHoops subscribers as we continue to expand our worldwide basketball coverage,” FloSports Director of Rights Acquisition Lindsey Ross said. “The BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga produces terrific games that draw great crowds. This is an excellent addition to our other international basketball coverage, including the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and EuroCup.”
“We take pride in FloSports approaching us to partner and add BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga to FloHoops,” airtango CEO Steffen Knoedler said. “It validates us and our production concept for live broadcasts together with the clubs and the league. After just one year, our approach to quality has brought about international interest!”
“This partnership is an important first step toward increasing the League’s presence outside Germany,” BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga CEO Daniel Müller said. “We are pleased to be able to expand our network by working with FloSports and gain exposure in another geographical market.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of all the BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga games, plus EuroLeague, EuroCup, and additional NCAA Division I and elite high school basketball coverage, visit FloHoops.com and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the games across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.
For more information, visit FloHoops.com.
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders, governing bodies, and other media companies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Basketball, Rugby, MMA, Football, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics, Hockey, and more.
airtango.live – the Live Streaming Network – is an innovative streaming platform for Live and VoD content in the fields of sports and entertainment. The company, established in 2016 and based in Crailsheim, Germany is the official streaming partner of BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga and football team Schwaebisch Hall Unicorns, German Bowl Champion 2018.