Bemidji State University selects B2 Networks for Streaming
B2 Networks and Bemidji State University (BSU) Director of Athletics Dr. Rick Goeb today announced that Beavers’ men’s ice hockey will be broadcast live on B2 Networks for the next three years. The partnership will begin this fall with home games being shown live on the global leader of broadband broadcasting.
With the addition of Bemidji State, B2 Networks has partnerships with three members of College Hockey America (CHA); Bemidji State, Wayne State and Niagara. BSU’s away games at B2 partner institutions will also be broadcast live and be available to fans worldwide. Currently, more than 25 of Bemidji State’s 34 regular season games, home and away, will be broadcast on B2 Networks during the 2007-08 season.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for fans of Bemidji State hockey to follow the Beavers even when the team is on the road,” stated Goeb. “To be partnered with B2 Networks and offer our fans yet another medium in which to follow the team, no matter where they are in the world, is a great deal.”
By teaming with B2 Networks, BSU hockey will be available for viewing by a worldwide audience. Live hockey games will be aired through the school’s athletic website http://www.bemidjistate.edu/athletics/ as well as http://www.b2livetv.com. Fans wanting to watch Beaver hockey via B2 Networks will need a high-speed Internet connection and a current version of Microsoft Windows Media Player. Games will be sold on an individual basis for $6 (US), and a season pass to view all Bemidji State men’s hockey games broadcast on B2 Networks for $50 (US) will become available in the near future.
“We are pleased to announce that another great hockey school, Bemidji State, is joining our family of collegiate partners,” stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Marketing. “Beaver hockey fans will have unprecedented access to their team, and I know that they will enjoy watching their team play live all season long.”
B2 Networks is a premier provider of reliable and secure international television and pay-per-view broadcasting systems. Our worldwide network of arenas, stadiums, local venues and data centers are currently in use to distribute live sports and events to personal computers, television screens, mobile devices and commercial venues around the world. Working with organizations such as the AHL, ECHL, NLL, IHL, USHL, NAHL, Arena Football Leagues, Fitness Universe and selected NCAA and NAIA conferences and member institutions, B2 Networks has established itself as a leader in innovative global direct to home, mobile and television broadcasting. For the B2 Networks’ Programming Guide visit www.b2livetv.com, or for information about B2 Networks, visit www.b2now.com.