Fox Soccer Announce Updated Features, Price Increase

By Christopher Savino


Earlier this morning, Fox Soccer announced upcoming changes to its existing video streaming service.

Below is the message communicated to current subscribers:

We are writing to inform you of some important changes and upgrades that will affect your account. We truly value your business and want to make sure you have adequate time to adapt to the changes to your account and still enjoy all the great events streamed exclusively on

Effective August 1st, 2011 the price of a monthly subscription will be increased to $19.99/month. The new monthly subscription rate reflects a significant investment in product upgrades, the availability of new platforms for use with your existing account and the evolving cost of rights fees. You will see the new monthly rate for on your credit card statement beginning on 24/08/2011 unless you cancel your subscription. If you have any questions about canceling your subscription please refer to our Terms of Use.

Subscribers Can Now Watch Anytime, Anywhere, on Multiple Platforms! Beginning in August, with a single account, you can access the service online, on mobile and now also on tablet devices with the unveiling of our new iPad app on August 1st, 2011. Enjoy LIVE viewing of the world’s greatest players, clubs and leagues on the Fox Soccer iPhone and iPad app at no extra charge!

Bigger & Better than Ever! Also new for the 2011-2012 Season:

– New cutting edge Live Video Player featuring:

Picture in Picture – Watch multiple live matches simultaneously

Live Chat – Enjoy chatting with friends, soccer, and rugby fans

Real-time scores and stats – Keep track of all the action while you watch your favorite match or hide the feature and catch up on other games later

– More Leagues / More Games:

LIVE streaming to Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup, nPower Championship Division, Serie A and other premier soccer and rugby competitions.

Over 1,200 games are scheduled to appear on in the 2011-2012 season across 24 different Leagues & Cups

– New Season / New Look – Be sure to check out our website facelift and improved experience in August.

Why not take advantage of all of these improvements and SAVE 30% by subscribing to on an annual basis? The 2010/2011 annual subscription price of $159.99 is available ONLY through August 31, 2011 (increases to $169.99 in September).


Christopher Savino is a columnist for His feature, “Business Off The Pitch” appears every Monday. Contact Chris at with questions, comments and concerns or follow him on Twitter @chrissavino

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