Streaming service DAZN: 'We want to be a Netflix for sport'
14 May 2018 01:54
UK firm aims to revolutionise US pay-per-view boxing via $1bn deal with promoter Eddie HearnThe Netflix and Amazon model that has revolutionised entertainment TV viewing is being brought to the world of sport, as a London-based streaming service looks to take on the giants of pay-TV.Few British viewers will have heard of DAZN, pronounced “Dazone” and part of sports media group Perform, but the business sent shockwaves through the sports world last week with a $1bn (£736m) deal to revolutionise pay-per-view boxing in the US. Related: Eddie Hearn boasts $1bn transatlantic streaming deal is ‘biggest ever in boxing’ Continue reading. . read full article