NBC Sports Gold SVOD Service Added to Xfinity X1 Platform

NBC Sports Group, the standalone subscription streaming video service, Sept. 3 announced it will be rolling out today over the Internet on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex platforms.

NBC Sports Gold offers streaming access to PGA Tour Live, Premier League soccer, Premier League Match Day, IndyCar, cycling, track & field , Premier Lacrosse League, speed skating, rugby, rugby World Cup, Supercross, Snow (consisting of seven Olympic winter sports), figure skating, pro motocross, and supercross + pro motocross package.

“[This] will expand our reach to new audiences and continue to make our extensive collection of live sports and content more accessible to even more fans,” Portia Archer, VP, direct-to-consumer services, NBC Sports, said in a statement.

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Nancy Spears, VP, business operations and strategy, Comcast Cable, said the intracompany agreement is based on providing X1 subscribers easy access in one place.

NBC Sports Gold currently provides 15 separate domestic subscriptions to Xfinity customers, and offers commercial-free coverage of live and on-demand events not available anywhere else on TV.

Xfinity subs can launch NBC Sports Gold and access any subscriptions purchased by saying “NBC Sports Gold” into the Xfinity Voice Remote, or by finding NBC Sports Gold in the Apps menu on X1 and Flex, Comcast’s recently launched service for Internet-only customers.

NBC Sports Gold is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and video on demand solutions.

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