Kingston, Jamaica – Tuesday 9th February 2016. Digicel Play is taking the fight to the cable TV market with the news that the 24/7 linear channel FIGHT SPORTS will be joining the Digicel Play family on an exclusive basis.
The FIGHT SPORTS network is driven by live events, Championship bouts, news, tournaments in all styles of fighting, plus lifestyle, reality, documentary and other fight-related original programming.
Particular highlights are LIVE World Title Championship Boxing, LIVE MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), LIVE World Championship Kickboxing, and LIVE Martial Arts, as well as exclusive original series MMA:30 and Wide World Fights, and a top shelf selection of Mega Fights™ featuring the sport’s greatest competitors including Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya, Mike Tyson, and Canelo Alvarez.
Digicel Play is a new frontier in home entertainment, giving customers the power to have their entertainment and access to the internet the way they want it. It is jam-packed with cool features, making it the most attractive home entertainment experience around. As the only true fibre to the home network, Digicel Play turns homes into the ultimate entertainment zones and delivers TV, superfast broadband and telephony, coupled with the best channel and content line-up and the best viewing experience.
John Suranyi, CEO of Digicel Play Caribbean and Central America, commented; “We are single-minded in our determination to bring the best of the best to our customers. When it comes to TV content, Digicel Play is second to none. FIGHT SPORTS adds another exciting dimension to our already compelling sports line-up and we know our customers are going to get a real kick out of it.”
“After years of syndicating our series in the region, we are looking forward to creating a new home for all of our current and future FIGHT SPORTS fans!” said Co-CEO Craig Miele. “We are encouraged to see the growing interest in our business around the world. From Europe to Asia and now throughout the Caribbean, our distribution continues to grow at an amazing pace with even more announcements to come,” said Co-CEO Richard Miele.