However, unlike its cable competitors, CBS Sports HQ won’t carry live event coverage. It is a presenter-lead sports news service.
“CBS Sports HQ is another key step in the evolution of the CBS Corporation,” said Leslie Moonves, Chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation.
“From CBS All Access to Showtime OTT to CBSN, we are creating best-in-class direct-to-consumer streaming platforms that are positioning us to be leaders in the future of premium content distribution. Thanks to the collaboration of CBS Interactive and CBS Sports, I am confident that CBS Sports HQ will become our latest success story in that regard.”
“CBS Spots HQ offers fans a new, always-on, easily accessible way to digitally consume sports news and highlights, with the quality coverage, reporting and analysis they expect from CBS Sports,” said Sean McManus, Chairman of CBS Sports.
“It’s a terrific platform for us, as we extend the CBS Sports portfolio reaching the growing audience of young viewers who get much of their news and information on digital platforms.”
At launch, CBS Sports HQ is available on CBSSports.com; the CBS Sports app for Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku; and the CBS Sports mobile app. For the moment the OTT is also available worldwide.