|beIN Sports is a new dedicated sports channel available in the USA. Launched in August 2012, the channel is an initiative supported by Qatar Sports Investment. The channel will be trying to establish itself as the "new home of football" for soccer fans in America. The channel has acquired an impressive portfolio of TV rights for the US which will certainly target a big segment of soccer fans in the US. Currently beIN Sports is negotiating deals with various US television providers. Availability of the channel's programming will be limited to DirecTV Ch 620 and 9620 (HD) and on Dish Network DISH’s America’s Top 250 package as well as on the DISHLatino package. (Channels 408 and 871). In addition, beIN Sport has recently been added to As of August 23, 2012, beIN Sport will also be available on Xfinity TV by Comcast. beIN SPORT en Espanol will be available on the MultiLatino Package and beIN Sport 1 wil be available on the Xfinity TV Sports Entertainment Package.
The channel will expand it's availability to new US TV providers in due time. As of November 5th, 2012, the channel has been confirmed on Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.