Red Bee adds boxing content to its platform with Fightzone
Red Bee has announced the addition of Fightzone to its OTT platform, to provide a worldwide streaming service for boxing content. The fans of this sport will enjoy plus than 50 live events per year, with the premier of the service on May 21st.
The OTT platform of Red Bee allows the new channel to provide multiple simultaneous live streams at broadcast quality, through pay-per-view and subscription-based options. “Red Bee is the perfect technology partner for us, as we are launching the Fightzone boxing revolution,” says Jim McMunn, General Manager Fightzone. “We are building a unique destination for British and international boxing fans, with access to incredible fights, expert interviews and behind the scenes content. Red Bee’s OTT platform allows us to reach a worldwide audience and deliver broadcast grade streaming quality on any device.”
All fights, related highlights, interviews, and other content will be made available on demand on Fightzone.uk. The content is protected through advanced geo-blocking and DRM functionality, helping Fightzone segment their audience and monetize their content rights to the fullest. See www.fightzone.uk for a complete schedule and upcoming fights.
“Fightzone illustrates well how innovative and expansive content owners can make the most out of their assets, and bring engaging viewing experiences to a global audience, through our OTT platform” says, Steve Russell, Head of Product, Red Bee Media. “The obstacles are fewer than ever, when it comes to creating and expanding your own media business, and we’re looking forward to supporting Fightzone’s journey to global success.“