LONDON, August 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
AHEAD OF THE PREMIER LEAGUE OPENER ON SATURDAY, SPORTS FANS IN GERMANY ARE NOW ABLE TO SIGN UP TO THE €9.99 A MONTH LIVE SPORTS STREAMING SERVICE AND ENJOY OVER 8,000 LIVE EVENTS A YEAR
Perform, the world's leading digital sports content and media group, today launches its DAZN service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
DAZN is the world's first truly dedicated live sports streaming service, providing fans with unlimited access to watch the widest array of live and on demand sport on virtually any connected device. All this is brought together for one low monthly price of €9.99 with no long-term fixed contract and no advertising. Customers can also try the service for free for the first month.
As of today, DAZN gives sports fans live access to some of the best sports tournaments in the world, including exclusive access to the Premier League starting with this Saturday's Premier League opener between Champions Leicester City and Hull City, as well as every match live from La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1, plus highlights of every match from Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2. That's every goal from every game across the top five European football leagues.
DAZN offers fans the widest array of live sports ever on one TV service with over 8,000 live events a year; including NBA, NFL, Tennis, Motorsports, Boxing, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Darts and much more.
Not only will fans now have access to some of the best tournaments, but they will also have complete control over what, where and how they watch. No matter how many matches are playing, DAZN allows viewers to choose between them all and will help guide viewers, based on their sporting preferences.
The service is available on virtually any connected device, including Smart TVs, personal computers, tablets, smartphones and games consoles. DAZN's immersive playback experience also allows customers to pause and rewind live matches and watch games in full HD with Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound.
Simon Denyer, Chief Executive of Perform Group, said: "At DAZN, we put fans first and in control. German sports fans can choose to watch the sport they love whenever and wherever they like, with no long-term fixed contract and no advertising, for just €9.99.
"By joining DAZN, fans will enjoy an unparalleled streaming experience, with more live sport available than any service before. Incredible moments in sport happen every day, not just during the major events."
"We won't make the broadcasting choices for you," Denyer, continued. "As a subscriber you'll have the freedom to set your own sporting agenda. We're delivering something very different."
DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world's best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.
DAZN is currently available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Visit http://www.dazn.com/ for more information.
ABOUT PERFORM GROUP
Perform is a leading digital sports content and media group. Our mission is to connect the world of sport by supplying some of the quickest, most detailed and most engaging content, managing a network of wholly-owned global media brands and delivering premium sports content directly to fans.
Our B2B brands do this by contributing to one of the world's most comprehensive sports content collections and distribution operations, servicing global customers in the broadcast, digital media and bookmaking industries. By investing in and developing our own media brands, we create destinations in which global advertisers and brands can engage with a huge worldwide audience of sports fans across all types of digital platform.
Most recently, Perform has been working on the launch of DAZN, the world's first multi-sport OTT service. Visit http://www.performgroup.com/ for further information.
Perform Group is majority-owned by Access Industries, a privately-held US industrial group with global strategic investments in four key sectors: natural resources and chemicals; media and telecommunications; technology and e-commerce; and real estate. Access Industries was founded in 1986 by its Chairman, Len Blavatnik, a major American industrialist and philanthropist. For more information, visit http://www.accessindustries.com.
SOURCE Perform Group