Sun Broadcast Group Launches beIN SPORTS XTRA


NEW YORK, NY 11.29.18 – Sun Broadcast Group and Sun Latino announced today the official launch of beIN XTRA on over 40 stations across the United States. beIN XTRA, a daily Spanish-language feature of the most important soccer news of the day, can now be heard across America in major markets including Miami, Dallas, Fresno and San Antonio.

beIN SPORTS is a global network of sports channels owned and operated by beIN Media Group. beIN SPORTS USA’s broadcast rights include the Spanish LaLiga, French Ligue 1, Turkish Süper Lig, Copa del Rey and Coupe de France.”The launch of beIN XTRA on Sun Broadcast Group continues our commitment to making our world-class sports coverage accessible to as many fans as possible,” said Antonio Briceño, beIN SPORTS’ Deputy Managing Director for the U.S. and Canada. “As a network led by, and created for, passionate soccer fans, providing sports coverage to radio listeners nationwide allows us to further satisfy this audience’s passion for the game and facilitate easier access to our content on platforms that are convenient for them.”Rich O’Brien, VP of Programming and Affiliate Relations commented, “beIN SPORTS was an obvious choice for SBG, as we are expanding our offering for 2019. It is a great complement for sports, news and talk stations, especially considering the impact of beIN’s television footprint already in place. As sports fans ourselves, we are very excited to be able to welcome beIN SPORTS into our family.”

For more information on beIN SPORTS please contact or call 305.777.1900. Ext. 6151

About Sun Broadcast Group:

Sun Broadcast Group, a Gen Media Partners company, named one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc Magazine three years in a row, is a national radio network reaching over 205 million listeners through its more than 5,500 affiliates in both English and Spanish-language. With offices in New York City, Boston, MA and Boca Raton, FL, Sun offers ad sales representation, syndication and programming support to producers, hosts and other radio networks nationwide. Its growing program and sales offerings include the Sun Select RADAR® Network, The Michael Baisden Show, 90s with Alfonso Ribeiro, The Jim Brickman Show, Country Fried Mix with DJ Sinister, The Fitz Show, GLR Networks and many more.

About beIN SPORTS USA:Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS is the fastest-growing sports network in the world, offering viewers world-class sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from LaLiga, Ligue 1, Copa del Rey, Coupe de France, Turkish Süper Lig, as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven for fans of motorsports, tennis (WTA), rugby, boxing, mixed martial arts (MMA) and volleyball, among others. With the addition of Conference USA coverage, beIN SPORTS also broadcasts College Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, and Volleyball. Through beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smart phone.For more information, call Sun Broadcast Group (800) 871-6163