NBC2GO TO AIR LIVE MOBILE STREAMING OF NBC SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON BEGINNING SATURDAY, JUNE 30
For the first time ever tennis fans can feel like they are centre court whether they’re at home or on the go as NBC2Go provides live mobile coverage of The Championships, Wimbledon. Starting Saturday, June 30 (12:00-3:00 p.m., ET) and extending until the end of the tournament, subscribers to mobile channel NBC2Go, offered by Verizon Wireless V CAST Mobile TV, along with thousands live at the All England Club and millions watching on NBC, will be able to catch NBC Sports’ live mobile coverage Wimbledon including every exciting point of the Men’s and Ladies Finals.
“NBC Sports is committed to delivering the tradition and excitement of Wimbledon to our audience on all of our platforms,” said Perkins Miller, Senior VP, Digital Media, NBC Sports & Olympics. “Now tennis fans will be able to watch Wimbledon wherever they are with our live broadcasts on NBC2Go.”
“V CAST Mobile TV is the best of television programmed specifically for the mobile customer, and that includes great live coverage that NBC Sports brings to tennis fans across the country,” said Ryan Hughes, vice president of digital media programming for Verizon. “Customers who are at the beach or a barbecue this holiday week can still see every serve, volley or break point from the best tennisplayers in the world live on V CAST Mobile TV.”
“Nothing compares to the excitement of a tense fifth set at Wimbledon. Now tennis fans can watch every point live on their cell phones even when they’re out and about,” said Dan Novak, senior vice president of programming and advertising, MediaFLO USA. “We are thrilled to deliver this exciting sports programming on FLO TV, our revolutionary new mobile TV service currently available through Verizon Wireless.”