NEW YORK, NY – October 3, 2019 – Sportradar, the global leader in analyzing and leveraging the power of sports data, today announced an exclusive partnership with DISH to become the company’s official sports data provider.
Under the terms of the deal, Sportradar data will be used to power DISH sports offerings, including the Game Finder app, which gives customers up-to-the-minute box scores and updates from live games. Specifically, Sportradar will provide its data APIs to DISH from major sports leagues, including the NBA, MLB and NHL.
“DISH is a well-respected leader in the pay-TV space and has been a mainstay for consumers for nearly 40 years,” said Brian Josephs, vice president of digital sport at Sportradar. “We look forward to working with DISH in providing fresh and enhanced sports data experiences for its loyal customers.”
In addition to supporting the Game Finder app, Sportradar will integrate sports data across DISH’s platforms, including its Hopper family receivers and the DISH Anywhere app.
Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. Established in 2000, the company occupies a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries, providing sports federations, news media, consumer platforms and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business. Sportradar employs over 2,000 people in more than 30 locations around the world. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 80 countries and official partner of the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, FIFA and UEFA. We monitor, analyze and deliver insights from more than 400,000 matches annually across 60 sports. With deep industry relationships, Sportradar is not just redefining the sports fan experience; it also safeguards the sports themselves through its Integrity Services division and advocacy for an integrity-driven environment for all involved.