BELLEVUE, Wash. -- March 5, 2018 – Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), today announced that it is the identity management platform of choice for fuboTV, the leading sports-first live streaming TV service in the U.S. The company’s rapidly growing subscriber base will use Auth0 for authentication and social login across a variety of platforms including desktop, mobile phones, and tablets.
fuboTV subscribers use the OTT service to watch their favorite teams and stay on top of the most popular sports, news, and entertainment networks in the U.S. For example, its fubo Premier base package includes more than 65 channels, viewable on desktop at www.fubo.tv as well as Android and iOS mobile phones and tablets, and leading TV connected devices including Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.
“We wanted to make the login process easier and more secure for our customers, who rely on us 24/7 for the latest and greatest in sports and entertainment,” said Sung Ho Choi, co-founder, fuboTV. “Auth0’s authentication capabilities, including the option for our customers to login via their social media profiles, gives our customers a better experience overall.”
Today’s cord-cutting culture and the need for always-on entertainment is creating a huge surge in demand for streaming sports. fuboTV, as it meets this demand, will rely on Auth0 to scale authentication for its continually growing subscriber base.
“We are excited to be a trusted partner to fuboTV as they continue their expansion,” said Eugenio Pace, CEO and co-founder of Auth0. “Its varied offering and optimal customer experience will continue to set fuboTV apart from other streaming services in this competitive marketplace.”
For more information on how Auth0 supports media companies like fuboTV, please visit: https://auth0.com/media-publishing.
Auth0 provides a platform to authenticate, authorize, and secure access for applications, devices, and users. Security and application teams rely on Auth0's simplicity, extensibility, and expertise to make identity work for everyone. Safeguarding more than 4.5 billion login transactions each month, Auth0 secures identities so innovators can innovate, and empowers global enterprises to deliver trusted, superior digital experiences to their customers around the world.
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