Sun Devils heat up Net
The Arizona State Sun Devils are looking to give alumni and fans even
more access to the university s athletic events. It signed a long-term
deal with New Tier Communications of Scottsdale, Arizona, for the
delivery of real-time and archived sports programming of the Sun Devils
Sports Network (SDSN) via the Internet.
By logging on to www.sundevilsportsnetwork.com, alumni, students and
fans around the world will be able to listen to all football, men’s
basketball and baseball games, and watch live video broadcasts of all
home women’s basketball, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastics events.
The media site will also include; archive historic footage from the ASU
library, highlights, press conferences, student-athlete features and
Sun Devil fans can subscribe to the Sun Devil Sports Network on an
annual basis at $99.95 or on a monthly basis at $9.95. A special
introductory offer will allow fans to purchase a one-time annual
subscription for $79.95, available for a limited time.
The Sun Devil Sports Network provides ASU fans with a great way to
stay connected to all of our sports. Te video and audio features will
give our fans access that they’ve never had before”, says Vice
President and Athletic Director Lisa Love. The SDSN allows us to
connect with Sun Devil fans across the country and all over the world.
We’ve got a lot of momentum coming off our Sweet 16 appearance and the
Sun Devil Sports Network will help us continue to build our fan base.
It allows us to promote women’s basketball to all ASU fans and it will
expose a whole new group of Sun Devils to our sport, says ASU’s Head
Women’s Basketball Coach Charli Turner Thorne. It also allows the
parents, friends and families of our players to be able to watch all of
our home games.
Steve Hank, ASU’s director of marketing and revenue generation, says he
believes The Sun Devil Sports Network will become the model for college
webcasting because it provides fans with more access and content than