Bundesliga Streams Live On Amazon Prime With Discovery Deal

MUNICH, GERMANY – MAY 20: Robert Lewandowski of FC Bayern Muenchen in motion in the course of the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and SC Freiburg at Allianz Area on Might 20, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photograph by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Pictures for MAN)

Amazon Prime members in Germany and Austria may have one more reason to remain residence on Friday night time.

That’s as a result of Discovery Communications just lately struck a cope with Amazon to stream its Eurosport community via Amazon that may convey reside Bundesliga matches to Friday nights.

German and Austrian subscribers to Amazon’s marquee service may have entry to unique HD content material from Eurosport, together with forty five stay-streamed and unique Bundesliga matches. Followers will have the ability to watch the gamers who might compete for the German and Austrian nationwide groups in subsequent summer time’s FIFA World Cup.

“We’re delighted to supply our hundreds of thousands of Prime members in Germany and Austria entry to stay premium sports, together with Bundesliga soccer on Eurosport Participant by way of Amazon Channels,” Alex Inexperienced, the managing director of Amazon Channels Europe, stated in a press release.

Eurosport went reside on Aug. sixteen, in time to supply Prime members a premium content material slate that features the continued U.S. Open, in addition to the Australian Open and French Open, MotoGP racing, and the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Each sports occasion on Eurosport may be watched stay and on-demand by means of Amazon Channels.

Bundesliga protection started on Aug. 18, that includes Bayern Munich and Bayer 04 Leverkusen within the league’s opener. (Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga’s defending champion, gained the match.) Eurosport Participant, which followers can entry by way of the Prime Video app on-line or on any Web-enabled system, may also convey followers a weekly preview present and highlights of Bundesliga matches.

“Discovery is happy to companion with Amazon to deliver our premium sport to new and present followers.  As the brand new residence of Bundesliga, Eurosport Participant will ship a extra partaking and extra accessible expertise than ever earlier than,” Susanne Aigner-Drews, Discovery’s senior vice chairman and common supervisor, stated in a press release. “This partnership helps us to ship the ambition to offer followers the chance to observe the groups and gamers they love, stay via Amazon Channels.”

“At four.ninety nine Euros per thirty days, with no lengthy-time period dedication and cancellable anytime, Prime members can take pleasure in Bundesliga matches and different premium sports at distinctive worth and in probably the most versatile and straightforward approach throughout all of their favourite units and screens,” Inexperienced stated. “That is nice news for sports followers.”

Discovery’s cope with Amazon in Germany and Austria comes on the heels of its launch of Eurosport Participant on Amazon in the UK, enabling Prime clients there to observe the Olympic Video games, French Open, Giro d’Italia and Tour de France.