Showtime Will Offer Wilder-Fury PPV Access Through App
Showtime is "breaking new ground by offering pay-per-view access" to the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury heavyweight fight on Dec. 1 "directly through the Showtime app," according to Dade Hayes of DEADLINE.com. The Showtime app has "never before offered boxing matches directly." Boxing is a "lucrative category" for the net, with Wilder-Fury "going for $74.99 per stream regardless of whether the customer has a Showtime subscription." Viewers paying for the fight who have "never been Showtime subscribers will receive a 30-day free trial offer." Showtime "plans to continue" rolling out PPV capabilities on "additional streaming devices in time for its next major event," Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner on Jan. 19 (DEADLINE.com, 11/19).