The streaming television networks H20 and Urban Music Report indicated today that they have signed an exclusive agreement to televise world-wide handball activities, particularly championship games, on a dedicated 24-hour channel called The Handball Channel. “We are F.A.S.T. (Free advertiser-supported multichannel video programming distributor),” said Jack Maraffi, CEO of H20 The Streaming Network. Principal Michael Wiles added: “In addition, we have long-term marketing agreements with Verizon, Roku and Apple TV.”
The Handball Channel, as a result of these international partnerships will appear on connected streaming devices in over 194 countries and a potential audience of over 200 million people.
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Co-owners of the H20 and UMR companies, Jack Maraffi and Michael Wiles further said: “We are excited to add this sports channel to our extensive list of 33 entertainment and life-style programming categories. It is well-known that sport is the most watched category on television. We are dedicated to promoting the sport of handball, perhaps one of the oldest games in the world, and played in every country. With a ready niche market, we believe we can bring more attention to this fast-paced game. We also recognize the ESPN started by featuring stickball on its channel.”