HORIZONSPORTS launches in the Vewd App Store, joining the world’s largest connected TV ecosystem

HORIZONSPORTS, the world’s first Nature Sports & Lifestyle TV and video platform has launched in the Vewd App Store, the leading home for smart TV apps, and is now available on millions of smart TVs across Europe. HORIZONSPORTS’ premium video content caters to people who hike, run, cycle, love mountains and want to be more active in nature.

HORIZONSPORTS aims to be the best-connected screen destination for millions of enthusiasts. Laurence Fox Hopper and Philippe Deleplace, the co-founders of HORIZONSPORTS, said “We are delighted to be available in the Vewd App Store and to reach millions of additional viewers with the most diverse and inspiring nature sports and lifestyle programmes”.

“We love our outdoor sports here at Vewd,” said Daniel Nordberg, SVP of Partnerships at Vewd. “HORIZONSPORTS offers unparalleled video productions focused on running, trail running, trekking, hiking, Nordic walking, cycling, mountain biking, mountaineering and much more in different terrains and climates. We’re excited to bring them to the Vewd App Store so our viewers can get inspired by the latest adventures on HORIZONSPORTS.”

Vewd boasts the most deployed platform for smart TVs and set-top boxes, shipping on nearly 50 million devices each year. The Vewd App Store, an OTT experience for consumers, brings
nearly 1,100 apps to major OEM brands and Pay TV operators among those Sony, Vizio, Tivo, Swisscom, and more. By partnering with Vewd, HORIZONSPORTS will scale effortlessly across multiple TV platforms, without having to prepare a unique app for each.

HORIZONSPORTS is partnering with top athletes, specialised video production companies, the outdoor industry and sports events around the world in order to offer the most comprehensive sports and lifestyle programming.

 

About HORIZONSPORTS

HORIZONSPORTS has entertaining stories covering all kinds of terrains and climates, focusing on trail running, trekking, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, triathlons, mountaineering, camping, skiing, snowboarding, stand-up paddling, kayaking,… and much more. Sports programmes include UTMB (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc), Ötillö Swimrun, Marathon des Sables, the Cape Epic Mountain Bike Race and other competitions. Lifestyle programmes, including Walks around Britain, Rock the Parks, a series about hiking in American parks, and a fantastic kayaking adventure paddling around Iceland, are just some of the hundreds of premium sports and lifestyle contents available to subscribers. HORIZONSPORTS’ easily accessible and extensive selection of premium programming allows to choose on-demand, live sports coverage or TV viewing.  HorizonSports is available on Watch It! in France and Germany as well as directly through the Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) platform horizonsports.TV everywhere in Europe.

 

About Vewd

Vewd is the global leader in enabling entertainment, connecting consumers everywhere to the content they love. By enabling OTT on nearly 50 million connected devices each year, Vewd leads the way in defining the future of entertainment. Our suite of products and services are crafted to simplify complexity and offer solutions that unite the entire value chain, from silicon vendors to end users. Vewd products are used by market leaders such as Samsung, Sony, Verizon, TiVo and many more. Follow us, as we make OTT extraordinary. Visit us at vewd.com.

 

 

Contact HorizonSports : Philippe Deleplace (philippe@horizonsports.com)

https://horizonsports.com/

https://horizonsports.tv/home

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