Streaming service Fubo TV has landed the exclusive streaming rights to CONMEBOL matches ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
The service has more than 547,000 paying subscribers, a jump of 237 percent compared to this time last year.
Fubo TV has eliminated a cheaper, $60 a month package that was quietly offered to new subscribers.
The deal comes less than a month after Fubo TV signaled its intention to enter the sports betting industry.
Fubo TV said it would soon offer Jetblue customers the opportunity to stream the Fubo Sports Network for free.
Fubo TV subscribers will soon be able to add Starz and Epix’s multiplex of channels on top of their subscriptions.
The move to eliminate AT&T-owned entertainment and sports channels didn’t hurt its appeal with subscribers.
Fubo has pulled a handful of Nexstar-owned CBS affiliates after its contract to carry the stations ended recently.
Streaming cable alternative Fubo TV will tack on a new fee for customers who live in the Houston television market.
The streaming service now has 286,000 subscribers who hunger for its sports offerings. Executives say that number will grow.