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FOX Sports splits into two Roku channels

May 15, 2019 - 15:58 -- RokuGuide

FOX Sports splits into two Roku channelsFOX Sports content is now split between two Roku channels. Previously, all FOX Sports content was available on the FOX Sports Roku channel, but you'll now find FOX Regional Sports Network broadcasts and VOD on the new FOX Sports GO Roku channel. The original FOX Sports channel continues to stream live feeds and on-demand sports and shows the FOX Sports channels FS1, FS2, BTN, and FOX Deportes.

This split comes after Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. reached a deal buy the regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co for a an estimated $10 billion, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. According to Variety, Disney acquired the RSNs as part of a $71.3 billion purchase of 21st Century Fox, the Justice Department's approval of the Fox transaction was conditioned on the sale of the channels.

Both FOX Sports and FOX Sports Go are TV Everywhere channels and require a pay TV subscription for activation of all content. More information on both Roku channels can be found on our FOX Sports and FOX Sports GO channel pages.