New OTT sports platform to launch in US

US media company Entertainment Studios has unveiled a new, direct-to-consumer global streaming OTT subscription platform.

Entitled Sports.tv, Los Angeles-headquartered Entertainment Studios said it has aggregated “high-profile and independent sports networks” for the new platform, which will be available on smartphones, tablets, smart televisions and games consoles, as well as personal computers and laptops.

Entertainment Studios did not disclose the nature of the content that will be provided, but added that it is projecting 50 million worldwide subscribers over the next five years. 

Byron Allen, founder, chairman and chief executive of Entertainment Studios, said: “Sports.tv is an innovative global OTT subscription service that aggregates both live sports networks and premium sports content on one digital platform, giving our subscribers complete access to all of their favourite teams and players on every device worldwide.”