Perform’s DAZN sport network launches in Japan

DAZNContinuing the expansion of its new DAZN Network, Perform Group has today announced the launch of the live sport streaming service for the Japanese market.

Perform governance had secured J-League football streaming rights this July, as the DAZN network enters the Japanese market offering a comprehensive HD sports package for ¥1,750 (£13.50).

DAZN Japan will further include content for European football leagues; Bundesliga, Ligue1 and Serie A. Additional network sports content will feature US sports MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL as well as PGA Tour Golf feature F1, UFC, tennis, boxing, rugby and darts.

The DAZN service will be available on Smart TV, tablet, mobile and game console applications.

It’s been an exciting few weeks at DAZN” said James Rushton, CEO, DAZN, “We’re thrilled with the response since launching in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Now we head to Japan to launch our game-changing service to sports fans there.”

“We will give people one place to go to get their fix of their favourite sports, all for an affordable monthly price. DAZN will completely transform the way live sport is watched and will give users the freedom to enjoy more live sport than ever before.”

Commenting on DAZN’s Japan launch Len Blavatnik, Founder and Chairman of Access Industries said:

“Perform’s management team has a unique, visionary perspective on digital sport content and its potential for explosive future growth. The successful launch of DAZN is indicative of Perform’s ability to drive innovation to the next level.”

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