ONEFOOTBALL LAUNCHES FIRST TV APP TO BRING THE GAME TO MILLIONS OF HOMES AROUND THE WORLD
- OneFootball reveals a major new product, bringing OneFootball TV to all major TV platforms including Apple TV, Samsung, LG, Amazon Fire and Android TV
- The entire ecosystem of OneFootball video content from the world’s top clubs, leagues and federations to be made available, alongside free and paid live matches, highlights and breaking news
- The OneFootball TV app is now available on Apple tvOS and Amazon Fire TV devices across the world, with Android TV, Samsung and LG smart TVs to follow
3 November 2022, Berlin – OneFootball, the world’s largest football media platform, has today announced a major new product as part of its multi-platform strategy, with the launch of a connected TV app that will bring its library of video content to hundreds of millions of TV screens for the first time.
OneFootball TV will allow the platform’s +100 million Monthly Active Users (MAUs) to enjoy OneFootball’s full suite of video content from the world’s top clubs, leagues and federations on their TV screen. Integrating with its mobile and web platforms, the app creates a seamless OneFootball experience across devices.
With OneFootball TV, fans all around the world can access a mixture of free and paid live matches from OneFootball and its partners, including elite leagues such as the German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A and Brazil’s Campeonato Brasileiro Série A*. The OneFootball community can pay for single matches and tailor-made packages through the TV platforms’ native payment methods, or through a web browser QR code.
Alongside thrilling live match action, people can catch up on all the goals and saves they missed with curated match highlights, plus breaking news and club content tailored to each fan’s individual interests. Official content from some of the world’s biggest teams will be available provided by OneFootball’s extensive network of industry partners.
The launch also opens up new opportunities for OneFootball partners to connect with OneFootball’s audience of young and engaged football fans, with all video content on the platform supporting programmatic advertising, including live free-to-air games and highlights videos.
The app is now available on Apple tvOS and Amazon Fire TV devices around the world, with support for Android, Samsung and LG smart TVs to follow in the coming weeks. Android TV devices include recent TV models manufactured by the likes of Sony, Hisense, Philips and more.
Ismail Elshareef, Chief Product Officer, OneFootball, said: “Today’s football fan experiences the game in many different ways, whether that’s in a stadium, on TV, or on their mobile device. We know our users want the option to watch live matches on the big screen, so we’ve answered their call by making it even easier to enjoy the game they love, in any way that suits them – on their phones, on the web, and now on connected TV devices. We can’t wait to bring OneFootball’s incredible variety of content to television screens around the world – in full HD, that brings you, and your friends and family even closer to the action.”
*Availability of content varies between markets. People can check the OneFootball TV app to see the full range of content available in their area.
No one gets fans closer to the beautiful game than OneFootball. Reaching over 100 million monthly active users worldwide, OneFootball is the most popular football media platform for the new generation of football fanatics. Understanding that the world’s football obsession goes beyond the 90 minutes of a match, OneFootball users get access to the most comprehensive football coverage on and off the pitch: from breaking news, highlight clips and live streaming to statistics and live scores of hundreds of leagues and competitions worldwide – fans get all the content they crave. OneFootball is the only company to offer single live football matches in-app on a free and pay-per-view basis, while native integration from OneFootball’s network of over 150 clubs, leagues, federations, players, as well as hundreds of independent content creators, and broadcasters adds close to 200k pieces of editorial and video content per month.
Founded in 2008, the company has a global reach – with headquarters in Berlin and regional hubs in London, Singapore and Lisbon – and is deeply embedded in the football ecosystem, with shareholders including top-tier clubs Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Olympique de Marseille, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as the German FA. OneFootball is available in 12 languages and is the best-rated sports app in the world, based on millions of App Store and Google Play reviews.
In 2022, OneFootball announced a new joint venture – OneFootball Labs – formed with Web3 champion Animoca Brands alongside one of the pioneers in the blockchain space, Liberty City Ventures. OneFootball Labs will enable clubs, leagues, federations and players to release premium digital assets and fan-centric experiences on the sports-industry leading Flow blockchain so fans can get their favourite moments through the easy-to-use and secure wallet, Dapper. OneFootball aims to be at the forefront of the Web3 era, helping clubs, leagues, federations and players build more direct relationships with fans and creating new digital experiences. All digital collectibles will be available on OneFootball’s own NFT marketplace, Aera by OneFootball.
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