February 22, 2018 – Toronto, Canada
DAZN Canada, the world’s leading sports live streaming service, today announced the launch of the DAZN channel on Roku® streaming players and Roku TV™ models in Canada.
Roku users across Canada will now be able to live stream and catch-up on DAZN’s extensive range of sports content such as NatWest 6 Nations Championship, top European Soccer leagues such as La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1, Champions League via its partnership with BeIN Sports, the 24/7 NFL Network, as well as Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League, FIBA Basketball, WTA Tennis and MotoGP.
“This is another exciting day for us as we continue to increase the access to high-level sports content to Canadians, and we get to do it with a great partner like Roku,” said Alex Rice, Managing Director for Rights and Strategic Development at DAZN. “Roku streaming players and TVs are fantastic additions to our growing portfolio of platform partners, and we’re pleased to be offering sports fans across Canada even more choice in how they consume the sports they love.”
“DAZN is a great sports channel and offers Roku users with a great selection of live and on-demand sports coverage,” said Ingo Reese, Director Content Acquisition at Roku. “Our belief that all TV content will be streamed becomes more of a reality as more live sports programming is made available on the Roku streaming platform in Canada.”
The announcement comes at a time where momentum continues to build around DAZN Canada’s growing platform, including some recently-added offerings that include more than 30 PGA TOUR events, Tie Break Tens (the hottest new competition in Tennis), Red Bull Air Race and World Snooker. DAZN supporters will also have every LIVE game of the 2018-19 NFL season – including pre-season, regular season, the playoffs and next year’s Super Bowl in Atlanta.