Home News beINSports now dropped from Verizon FiOS TV

beINSports now dropped from Verizon FiOS TV

verizon no bein sportsAs expected beINSports and beIN SPORTS en Español have been removed from the Verizon FiOS TV lineup, after the two companies could not come to terms on a new carriage agreement or extend their existing contract. Who loses in the end? The subscribers who want to watch some great international soccer matches.

The blackout on Verizon follows Comcast’s removal of beIN Sports a day earlier on Aug. 1.

“Despite its offer to extend its contract with Verizon on the same rates and terms, Verizon chose to abruptly cease negotiations and drop the beIN SPORTS channels from its platform,” said beIN SPORTS’ Managing Director U.S and Canada, Antonio Briceño.

According to the network they were asking for the same “modest fee increase structure” that was established upon launching in 2012, but that as in the Comcast dispute the provider is looking to re-package the channels in a higher-priced service tier, therefore asking subscribers to pay more. “Verizon falsely claims that beIN sought ‘significant’ rate increases,” added Briceño.

With a second service provider dropping the channels, however, it’s starting to look like beINSports may be the guilty party here. Although, service providers are notorious for undervaluing the content it distributes, or simply looking for deal. If a third provider ends up dropping beINSports the network is going to have to reevaluate its programming budget and operating expenses moving forward.

beIN Sports provides live coverage of international soccer from LaLiga, Serie A, El Clásico, Copa del Rey and other leagues and tournaments. The network recently added Conference USA collegiate sports such as college football, men’s and women’s basketball, and volleyball. And, broadcasts other sports including rugby, tennis, motor sports, MMA.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

4k TV Deals

Sony X1 4k HDR TV

Hot Pre-orders!

Game of Thrones: The Complete Series 4k Blu-ray
Back to the Future 35th Anniversary 4k Blu-ray giftset
Mission: Impossible - The Original TV Series Blu-ray
Stanley Kubrick 3-Film Collection  4k Blu-ray

1-Month Free!

Hot Blu-rays!

New Articles

Our Favorite New Amazon Products, Prices & Release Dates

Amazon has announced several new products for internet connectivity, home entertainment, and Alexa voice control. The first of which we'll mention is the new...

Disney Announces Updates to MCU Phase 4 Movie Schedule

Disney has announced updates to several films that are part of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The first film in Phase 4, Black...

Four Eddie Murphy Films from the 80s Remastered in 4k

Paramount has remastered four hit Eddie Murphy films from the 80s for release on 4k Blu-ray and Blu-ray. The films arrive on disc (and...

Xbox Series X & Series S already Sold Out

It's a big day for Microsoft as pre-orders began for the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles scheduled to release on Nov. 10,...

Support Us!