YouTube TV and Seattle Sounders FC introduced a partnership on Wednesday that may allow all the membership’s MLS matches in 2018 to seem reside on the streaming service for followers within the space.
The deal consists of unique streaming rights to the workforce’s 20 regionally televised matches, which will probably be obtainable on a devoted Sounders FC YouTube TV channel. YouTube TV subscribers also can stream 14 nationwide televised matches on ESPN, FOX Sports activities and FS1.
Followers in Spokane and all through Western Washington in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties, encapsulating the higher Puget Sound metro space, can entry the app. They will watch YouTube TV on Apple TV, Roku, Xbox One and sensible TVs along with cellular units, tablets and computer systems.
“Seattle is a metropolis of innovation and Sounders FC has all the time strived to contribute to the artistic tradition of our hometown, bringing the most effective and most ahead-considering parts to our followers,” Sounders FC Chief Working Officer Bart Wiley stated in a press release. “With the addition of YouTube TV into our viewing arsenal, Sounders followers now have an thrilling and artistic choice for following their group, complementing our conventional broadcast channels. We’re thrilled to work with YouTube TV as our membership’s first official streaming companion, and we sit up for constructing a robust partnership collectively.”
“Sounders FC have one of the passionate fanbases of any group within the MLS and we couldn’t be prouder to companion with them as their official stay TV streaming supplier,” Tim Katz, Director of Sports activities Partnerships for the Americas at YouTube, stated in a press release.
YouTube TV final month introduced an identical deal with a brand new MLS membership — the Los Angeles Football Membership, because the service turned the official house for the staff’s regionally-televised English language matches as a part of a multi-yr deal that additionally included a jersey sponsorship.
YouTube TV launched final April, offering twine-cutters with one other choice to stream programming and not using a cable field. Starting March thirteen, the worth for brand spanking new subscribers might be $forty per thirty days. Subscribers who enroll earlier than March thirteen can achieve this for $35 per 30 days, and the Sounders occur to open their season March four towards the Los Angeles Football Membership.