September 21st 2015 _ Australian sport enthusiasts are now able to enjoy exclusive sport content offered by FOX SPORTS Australia all included in one single mobile app developed by Netco Sports.
As the incremental technological innovations within the media industry has transformed the entire customer engagement landscape, multiplatform strategy is now a must for many big players in the industry. FOX SPORTS Australia, Australia’s leading producer of sports television coverage recognised the need to continue to develop and enhance its digital platforms to improve consumer experience and engagement. The new FOX SPORTS App combines its existing suite of apps and brings to life the best features of FoxSports.com.au by providing fans with extensive video highlights, live scores and stats, enhanced statistics and analysis, fixtures and results, breaking news, and exclusive editorial features all in the one App.
Being entrusted to develop this special application, Netco Sports has successfully pulled off the mission by forming a state-of-art multisport app. The application is able to not only cover all-inclusive content from FOX SPORTS Australia but also offer a truly personalised experience for users with strongly customizable content.
FOX SPORTS’ CEO, Patrick Delany said: “FOX SPORTS is Australia’s leading sports provider; no one does sport better than us and fans love our depth and breadth of content. We’ve listened to sports fans and know there is a demand for an app that covers all the big sports.
The ability to personalise the content and tailor to the way fans like to follow their sport and their team will really set this app apart from the rest. Features like alerts on score changes across multiple matches and sports, notifications when games are close or breaking news on their favourite teams, will make every fan fall in love with our new app.”
The app’s main features include:
– Breaking news and headlines
– Fast scores, rich states and live scores for over 140 competitions and updated stat center designed distinctively for different sports
– Push notifications and alerts for user’s favourite teams and games
– Tailored content from user’s favourite sports, teams and competitions
– Video-on-demand of previous matches, matches highlights, interviews etc.
– Electronic program guide for easier search and access of Live content
FOX SPORTS Australia App will be available as well on Apple Watch. The Apple Watch version will bring the app closer to users by transferring key information from the app directly to users’ wrists such as breaking news, real-time stats or upcoming match alerts etc.
Added Mr. Delany “With more than 4.5 million Australians who don’t just follow one sport but around three to four, the all-in-one FOX SPORTS App will be the ultimate destination for them to get all the information they are asking for.”
“We understand that being innovative is enormously important in this industry and we are really excited to be able to work with FOX SPORTS Australia. We strongly believe that the app will deliver a significant breakthrough digital experience to sport fans in Australia, and this will be a great start for a long term cooperation between Netco Sports and FOX SPORTS Australia.”_ Jean-Sébastien Cruz, founder and CEO of Netco Sports concluded.