Pac-12 Networks Launches Pac-12 Insider Streaming Channel on Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV, and XUMO
Pac-12 Networks has announced the official launch of Pac-12 Insider, a brand-new broadband streaming channel available to all fans now on Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV and XUMO. Pac-12 Insider, the new, free ad-supported television (FAST) offering from Pac-12 Networks, brings the best of Pac-12 sports to one of the fastest-growing mediums in the media landscape in a 24-hour stream.
“The launch of Pac-12 Insider is an exciting moment for Pac-12 Networks, the Pac-12 Conference and its member universities,” said Mark Shuken, President of Pac-12 Networks. “Pac-12 fans are looking for more ways to watch their favorite sports and programs than ever before, and Pac-12 Insider offers high-quality content from Pac-12 Networks to an even greater number of platforms and audiences. We are excited to give Pac-12 fans a whole new way to stay connected to and cheer on their favorite teams.”
Pac-12 Insider offers fans free access to the latest football and basketball highlights, classic encores of the top sports and programs across the Conference of Champions and in-depth, behind-the-scenes stories that showcase the heart and soul of Pac-12 student-athletes, coaches and legends.
“The Pac-12 Networks team is incredibly excited to offer our content to fans on new platforms across the country,” said Pac-12 Networks Vice President of Distribution Henry Watson. “The drive to bring Pac-12 sports to as many fans and households as possible has resulted in this latest offering, and we couldn’t have asked for better distribution partners to help launch Pac-12 Insider than Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV and XUMO.”
Samsung TV Plus, the first platform to launch Pac-12 Insider, is Samsung’s free smart TV video service, available on all 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs and available for download on select Samsung mobile devices. The addition of Pac-12 Insider strengthens the sports presence on Samsung TV Plus, which delivers instant access to 150 channels and growing across news, sports, movies, entertainment, and more to its millions of users. For more information on Samsung and Samsung TV Plus, please visit: samsungtvplus.com
“As the first streaming platform to offer Pac-12 Insider, Samsung TV Plus has provided the network with an opportunity to connect with the tens of millions of Samsung Smart TV and Samsung Galaxy phone owners who leverage the service to watch linear TV at home and on-the-go,” said Salek Brodsky, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for Samsung Electronics. “We look forward to continuing to offer sports fans the ability to binge Pac-12 game highlights and shows.”
“As the Official Home Movie Partner to Pac-12 sporting events, Redbox is proud to expand its relationship with Pac-12 and bring exciting sporting events directly to our audiences through Free Live TV,” said Chris Yates, General Manager, Redbox On Demand.
“Sports programming is among the most popular genres on XUMO, and adding the Pac-12 Insider channel will bolster our offerings to an enthusiastic audience of sports fanatics,” said Stefan Van Engen, SVP of content programming and partnerships at XUMO. “Pac-12 Insider gives fans the inside track with in-depth insights to complement live game play, and we’re excited to bring all of this great content to our users.”