Popular Global Pay Per View App Added to LG Smart TVs
Press Release: By FITE – New York, March 4, 2021 - FITE, the premier global platform for sports and entertainment, announced today that its OTT app is now live on LG Smart TVs worldwide (model years 2018-2021) including its critically acclaimed LG OLED TVs. The FITE app, offers a wide array of premium Pay Per View events, SVOD package options and free programming including the linear channel, FITE 24/7.
LG's webOS Smart TV platform provides access to the most popular streaming content services. The user experience offered by LG’s newest TVs is now more convenient than ever thanks to webOS 6.0 (2021 models), the latest version of the company’s intuitive smart TV platform. Revamped and refined for 2021, the new webOS user interface provides faster access to apps as well as simpler content discovery with finely-tuned personalized recommendations.
Louis Lewow, FITE’s VP, Distribution remarked, “We enjoyed working with the LG teams on the launch of FITE on their huge ecosystem of Smart TVs worldwide. FITE offers more than 1,000 events a year so there’s a lot more viewing options.”
“The debut of the FITE app on our LG webOS Smart TVs adds access to a wide range of top-flight sports and entertainment programming for our consumers,” said Matt Durgin, LG Electronics USA’s Senior Director of Smart TV Partnerships. “Big matches call for the biggest and best TVs. Our LG Smart TVs, especially our LG OLED TVs, and the must-watch content FITE delivers is a winning combination that delivers a front row seat to all of the action from the comfort of your home.”
FITE, an international company headquartered in New York, offers PPV programs from Top Rank, PBC, AEW, NWA and was the digital home of Tyson vs. Jones, the biggest PPV event of 2020. FITE kicked off 2021 with shows from Impact Wrestling, Glory and BKFC KnuckleMania. This promises to be the biggest year yet with major global PPV events coming soon via the new LG Smart TV app. This week, FITE offers the March 5th SuperWomen event featuring Claressa Shields, the world’s greatest female boxer on an all-female fighter card, to a global audience. And LG customers outside the U.S. can purchase the highly anticipated pro wrestling event, AEW Revolution 2021 on March 7th. If it Happens, it’s on FITE.
Celebrated as the "Best TV" for the seventh straight year at CES® 2021 and recently honored with a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award, LG OLED TVs deliver perfect blacks, more than one billion rich colors and a sense of immersion that allows the consumer to have the best possible experience when watching sports and movies, playing video games and more. For more information on all of LG’s Smart TVs, visit lg.com.
FITE is the premium global platform for live sports and entertainment offering many of the industry's marquee PPV events and SVOD packages with 4MM registered users. FITE is available worldwide through its iOS, Android and Huawei mobile apps, as well as via Apple TV, Android TV, ROKU, and Amazon Fire TV OTT streaming apps. In addition, FITE supports LG, Samsung,
Vizio SmartCast™, Cox Contour and the Contour Streaming Player, Foxxum, Chromecast, PS4, XBOX, ZEASN, Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex, Netrange, Vidaa/Hisense, Vewd, Netgem TV, as well as 7,000 models of Smart TVs. Available online at www.FITE.tv. #WeWillStreamYouThere
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