Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011
Find Internet TV announced today new features that allow users to tune in, favorite, like, dislike, and share online television and entertainment content from major sporting events and music concerts to full episodes of television shows and full-length movies. Users can also connect and share entertainment experiences on popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, among others, and see what their friends are watching online.
Posted on Thursday, June 3, 2010
Fid Internet TV, a leading directory and guide of sites broadcasting video online, announces coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
Inn only a few days, the world will experience all the excitement of one of the biggest sports events in the world and the most significant event in the world of International soccer, the FIFA World Cup™. Inevitably, people will be working and traveling during the event and will looking for ways to watch the 2010 the FIFA World Cup™ on devices other than a television.
While there is the opportunity to attend public viewing events all over the world and several mobile phone service providers are geared up to enable subscribers to enjoy live streaming on their cell phones, many broadcast rights holders increased their coverage and will either broadcast the 2010 FIFA World Cup live online themselves or have entered licensing partnerships for video broadcasting with select video content providers.
On the newly redone Live TV Events calendar, Find Internet TV provides an extensive list of video content providers all over the world that stream all or select matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup live online. While only few of the authorized providers offered online live stream services for the FIFA World Cup in 2006, a lot of new providers joined the list in 2010. Find Internet TV and is working to keep the list updated as more content providers decide to bring live coverage online.
Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Baseball fans all over the world can tune into MLB.TV
to watch the 2009 World Series action online. The 2009 World Series will be broadcast online via either the MLB.TV Postseason package or the PostSeason.TV package. Users of the PostSeason.TV package can watch games from different camera angles at once. Both the MLB.TV and PostSeason.TV package also show the ALCS and NLCS championship series. Subscribers also can choose from a huge selection of archived on-demand baseball games.
Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009
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Posted on Wednesday, December 3, 2008
BBC One and BBC Two will be available to watch live online from 27 November, Jana Bennett, Director of BBC Vision announced.
The channels join BBC Three, BBC Four, CBBC, CBeebies and BBC News which are already simulcast.
They can all be watched online via their channel sites on bbc.co.uk through a wide range of internet enabled devices. They can also be watched through BBC iPlayer.
Jana Bennett said: "The launch of BBC One and BBC Two online completes our commitment to make our portfolio of channels available to watch on the internet.
"From 27 November licence fee payers will be able to watch BBC programmes, live, wherever they are in the UK on their computers, mobile phones and other portable devices.
"Through iPlayer and series stacking, they'll have the option to catch up with them later."
Research by Ofcom [see Notes to Editors 1] reveals that UK consumers watching TV online has doubled in the last 12 months.
In the United States, reports show around nearly 20% of households with internet access use it to watch television broadcasts either via channel sites or YouTube, double the number two years ago [see Notes to Editors 2].
Simon Nelson, Controller of BBC Vision Multiplatform and Portfolio, said: "Simulcasting BBC One and BBC Two is a huge advance in making our portfolio of multiplatform channels available to our audiences, and giving them the opportunity to discover the wealth of associated content the BBC is able to offer through our channel and programme sites."
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2008
ITV has expanded its football website in preparation for its biggest ever season which includes live rights to the FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup and England internationals.
The new site at itv.com/football
will simulcast all matches broadcast on ITV1 and provide exclusive highlight packages of all the action making it the home of football video online.
In addition, ITV will also feature Premier and Football League highlights plus footage from the Italian, German and French League games as well as exclusive blogs, stats, games and forums.
FA Cup matches involving non-League clubs will be filmed and made available to a large audience thanks to a partnership between ITV Local, ITV.com and The Football Association.
ITV and FA camera crews will capture early round FA Cup action on camera from the first weekend of the competition when over 400 clubs begin their bid for glory.
The footage will feature in highlight packages made available on ITVLocal.com and ITV.com.
Clubs that aren't covered by an ITV Local camera will be given access to an exclusive area on ITV Local's Grassroots Sport website where they can upload their own club videos for all to see.
ITV has also commissioned an original entertainment series, The Gloryhunter, exclusively for the new website.
The series which launches today sees football fan Spencer Austin randomly select a UK club to follow until they lose, when he switches to the side of the victor.
All the time a team are on a winning streak he’ll be living in the town, travelling to games and meeting the fans. But when their luck deserts them, Spencer, who usually supports Spurs, will drop the team and bask in the glory of the winners.
Austin has selected his first club - Grimsby Town - and has already started acquainting himself with the team and its fans ahead of their first game against Rochdale on August 9th. Local fans can suggest places in Grimsby for Spencer to visit by logging on to itv.com/football.
Three minute webisodes following The Gloryhunter’s exploits will feature on the site, allowing fans to track his progress and share the high of always supporting the winning team.
Elsewhere on the site, fans will have access to blogs by ITV football presenters, an exclusive blog by Hull striker Dean Windass, a round up of the best football writing from around the Web, video diaries by players, articles by football insiders, a forum and an interactive game that lets fans to pit their wits against Andy Townsend. The site will also feature highlights of classic Premier League games.
Head of Content at ITV.com, Marc Webber, said: “ITV.com will have a staggering amount of football related video content all in one place. By showing the early round FA Cup games and allowing anyone to upload video from matches all over the country we will also be the home of the long tail of football. It promises to be an action packed season on ITV.com.”
Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2008
TVU Networks, www.tvunetworks.com
, the leading global service for live Internet TV, has been granted exclusive broadband distribution rights for the "NetJets Showdown" tennis exhibition, a match between all-time Grand Slam champion and International Tennis Hall of Famer Peter Sampras, and young Swiss sensation Roger Federer, ranked #1 in the world by ATP.
The NetJets Showdown, produced by StarGames in association with The Marquis Jet Card and Men's Vogue magazine, will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 10, 2008.
Dubbed "A Battle for Tennis History", the NetJets Showdown will mark the first time in eight years that tennis has been played at Madison Square Garden, a venue known as "the world's most famous arena". This historic match will mark the fourth meeting between these renowned players, and their first meeting in the U.S.
Simulcast on the Tennis Channel and Fox Sports Net New York, the broadcast of this clash of the tennis titans will be available live, free, and on a global basis on TVU Channel 1, from 8PM to 10:30PM Eastern. TVU will continue to re-broadcast the match for a seven day period following the match.
According to Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks, "TVU is delighted to have been chosen as the Official Broadband Distributor for this monumental sporting event. We are excited that our technology and business model e nable us to deliver it live to tennis fans in every corner of the world, at no cost to any viewer."
Jerry Solomon, President of event producer StarGames, states, "TVU is the perfect media partner for this event. Tennis is a worldwide sport and through TVU this match can be available to fans everywhere."
Posted on Monday, January 14, 2008
This year's NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship is scheduled to begin on March 18, 2008, and will conclude with the championship game on April 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
NCAA March Madness on Demand allows you to watch LIVE game broadcasts of CBS Sports television Coverage of the NCAA Championship, highlights, recaps, and archived video on your computer for FREE!
However, due to overwhelming popular demand, the virtual arena will be full with lines forming in the Waiting Room on game day. During live games, users will be routed through the Waiting Room prior to viewing the live, streaming video. To be first in line, sign up now
for a free VIP pass. VIP members gain access to the games faster than General Admission members.
The Waiting Room will open shortly before the first game on Thursday, March 20.
Enjoy the games!
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2008
NBC Universal, owner of the
exclusive U.S. media rights to this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, China
(August 8-24, 2008), announced today that it was teaming up with MSN and
Microsoft in an unprecedented strategic alliance to create "NBCOlympics.com on
MSN", a next-generation online experience for Olympic fans across the United
States. With thousands of hours of competition video in both live and on-
demand formats, deep analysis and results delivered from NBC's award-winning
broadcast and digital media teams, and Microsoft's Silverlight technology to
deliver deeply immersive user experiences, NBCOlympics.com's coverage will be
powered by MSN and Microsoft technology to complement NBC's broadcast
programming and put millions of fans in control of the Olympic sports,
athletes and countries they want to watch.
"Over the past 20 years, we have continually expanded our coverage of the
Olympics to new platforms as they have become available, and the Beijing Games
will mark another milestone," said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics. "By
teaming up with MSN and Microsoft, we can give both the core fan and casual
consumer of the Olympic Games an amazing online experience, combining
high-quality video with the storytelling and analysis that we're known for.
We chose to partner with MSN and Microsoft because technologies such as
Silverlight help us deliver the kind of next-generation online viewing
experience that will change the way the Olympics is experienced for millions
of fans in 2008."
The new alliance was announced during the keynote presentation of
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The two companies will work together to deliver Olympic coverage to the U.S.
online audience, powered using Microsoft's Silverlight technology. During the
Beijing Games, NBCOlympics.com (www.nbcolympics.com) content will be
prominently featured on the MSN.com homepage (www.msn.com), seen by
over 100 million users per month, as well as on MSN Video
(video.msn.com) and across the MSN and Windows Live networks, all
moving the massive MSN Network audience to NBCOlympics.com's complete coverage
of the Games.
As a result of this unprecedented alliance, "NBCOlympics.com on MSN" will
- 2,200 hours of live event video coverage, with more than 20
simultaneous live video streams at peak times
- More than 3,000 hours of on-demand video content including full-event
replays, highlights, features, interviews and encore packages.
- An "enhanced playback mode" powered by Silverlight that gives users the
choice of a high-quality full screen viewing experience that is as good
or better than anything on the Internet today
- Unique metadata overlays powered by Silverlight that enable fans to
have access not only to high quality video, but also to the wealth of
related content including results, statistics, comprehensive bios,
rules and expert analysis from NBC's Olympic digital media team in
- Live video alerts so fans can stay connected to the events and teams
they care most about
- Social networking features that enable fans to share aspects of their
Olympic experience with friends
"We are pleased to partner with NBC to bring immersive, interactive video
experiences to millions of sports fans during the Beijing Olympics," said
Kevin Johnson, president of the Platforms & Services Division, Microsoft.
"Combining NBC's rich history in covering the Olympic Games with MSN's reach
and Microsoft's Silverlight technology will help change the way people connect
to and consume rich content on the web."
, which is the U.S.' single destination for Olympic
coverage, is live today and covers every Olympic summer sport as well as key
athletes and events leading up to the 2008 Beijing Games. Coverage will expand
in May 2008 to include the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2008
The tennis season will begin with unprecedented coverage of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year: 137 hours of coverage on ESPN2, as well as more than 480 hours - all live, with users choosing between action on six courts - on broadband ESPN360.com
. Play will begin on ESPN2 and ESPN360.com on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. ET and will continue through the women's and men's finals Friday, Jan. 25, and Sunday, Jan. 27, respectively. ESPN has televised the Australian Open since 1984; last year's women's final drew ESPN2's best tennis rating ever, a 1.9 for Serena Williams' victory over Maria Sharapova.
In addition, where appropriate ESPN's SportsCenter and ESPNEWS will endeavor live look-ins to the action; ESPN Deportes has a greatly increased Spanish-language schedule; and ESPN International has expanded rights.
ESPN360.com will expand its broadband coverage to include no fewer than six live feeds from various courts - including the women's, men's and mixed doubles finals - plus a simulcast of ESPN2's live coverage, totaling more than 480 hours. For the first 11 days (Jan. 13 - 23), coverage will commence at 7 p.m. (11 a.m. in Melbourne, when play begins). The courts to be included are the "TV courts," the ones most likely to have top matches: Rod Laver Arena, Vodafone Arena, Margaret Court Arena, plus Courts 2, 3 and 6. Coverage will be the "world feed" from the host broadcaster, with graphics, natural sound and no commentary. For the remainder of the tournament, ESPN360.com will continue the ESPN2 simulcast, and will carry the women's (Jan. 24), men's (Jan. 25) and mixed (Jan. 26) doubles finals.
Each window of coverage will be available for on-demand replay following its completion. With ESPN360.com's dynamic new interface, tennis fans will be able to fast-forward, rewind and pause action - during both on-demand replay and live action coverage.
The coverage is part of ESPN360.com's most robust monthly schedule ever. In January, the broadband network will deliver at least 390 live sports events, including its 100th event since the September 4 relaunch. The new ESPN360.com is a 24/7 live sports destination, delivering more than 2,500 live global sports events per year (more than ESPN and ESPN2 combined). The service offers high-quality live video and a mosaic of screens, letting users follow multiple events simultaneously. ESPN360.com is available at no charge to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection from an affiliated service provider. It has more than doubled distribution since November 2006, and is available in 20 million households via more than 25 Internet service providers including AT&T, Verizon, RCN, Frontier, Cavalier, Charter, Mediacom, Conway and Grande Communications. Consumers wanting more information about ESPN360.com should go to www.espn360.com.
ESPN.com will feature blogs from Peter Bodo and Tennis.com's staff, daily ESPN video highlights and features, original podcasts from the ESPN PodCenter (http://espnradio.espn.go.com/espnradio/podcast/index), and news and analysis from ESPN.com and Tennis.com. Other contributors: ESPN.com's Bonnie DeSimone, ESPN The Magazine and Page 2's LZ Granderson as well as Patrick McEnroe, Pam Shriver, Bodo and more.
ESPNdeportes.com, the leading sports Web Site for Spanish-speaking fans in the U.S. and Latin America, will provide unmatched coverage with a recently re-designed tennis section featuring the latest news and results, high-quality video segments (daily SportsCenter clips, chats and columns), Australian Open blog by Simón, daily polls and more.
ESPN M OBILE TV ESPN Mobile TV, a 24/7 channel for wireless, will provide more than 50 hours of live coverage. ESPN Mobile TV, ESPN's first 24/7 wireless channel that is not a simulcast of any existing ESPN network, offers full-length live events including college football and basketball, NBA, NASCAR, MLS, Arena Football and more. It also offers content from Mike & Mike in the Morning, First Take and Pardon the Interruption. ESPN Mobile TV is available through MobiTV and on MediaFLO USA's mobile entertainment service.