We all have our weaknesses. So do tech companies.
One of mine is a soccer team called Real Betis. One of tech companies’ is the concept of customer service.
Please let me tell you about Betis. Based in Seville — the Andalucian one, rather than the Californian — it’s a team that rarely wins anything other than the undying, borderline insane loyalty of its fans.
There are several ways to watch Betis games. One of them is not my cable provider, Comcast. It had a fight with Bein Sports, which broadcasts Spain’s La Liga games. I think it may have been about money.
This left me to scour the internet for alternatives. After all, I desperately needed my fix of watching my team lose slightly more often than it wins. It’s an existential thing.
One option is FuboTV. Its plans, though,