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beIN Sports Releases Statement Regarding FCC Dismissal


beIN SPORTS releases statement regarding FCC's dismal of the network's
Carriage Complaint filed in March 2018 against Comcast, following a
discriminatory and patently unfair renewal proposal from the service

"We note the FCC has dismissed the case without prejudice, and provided
a valuable roadmap going forward. The agency specifically explained it
needs a more definitive indication of what programming would be featured
on our networks. We are encouraged by the fact that the FCC provided no
support for Comcast's primary arguments and feel confident in our
ability to supply information consistent with the FCC's guidance," said
Antonio Briceño, beIN SPORTS' Deputy Managing Director for the U.S. and

The previously filed complaint alleged Comcast ignored its obligations
as a vertically integrated network in favor of their own soccer content
and other sports-related programming, to the detriment of the network
and viewers, violating program carriage rules and the non-discrimination
condition attached with the FCC's approval of its purchase of

beIN SPORTS' priority is, and has always been, to provide the most
compelling programming, coverage and analysis to viewers, as work
continues to bring more opportunities for fair access to the network's
hours of exclusive sports coverage including LaLiga soccer matches and
exclusive coverage of the ongoing WTA tour

Subscribers who would like to keep beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en
Español can visit
or call 1-877-789-1392 to file a complaint to their cable provider
directly. Your support can make the difference #KeepbeIN

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Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS is the fastest-growing sports network in
the world and is offered on the 10 largest cable/satellite TV providers
in the U.S., as well as other systems across the country. beIN SPORTS
offers viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple
platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español
and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS
is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from LaLiga,
, Copa del Rey, Coupe de France , Turkish Süper Lig, as
well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around
the world. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven for fans
of motorsports,
martial arts
(MMA) and volleyball, among others. With the recent
addition of Conference
coverage, beIN SPORTS will also broadcast College Football,
Men's and Women's Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, and
Volleyball. Through beIN
, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy
all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow
matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smart phone.

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