NBC Sports Net Begins Authenticated Live Streaming on Live Extra Platform
NBC Sports Group is now live streaming NBC Sports Network’s live-event coverage to digital, mobile and tablet users via its NBC Sports Live Extra platform. Cablevision, Comcast Xfinity TV, Suddenlink, and Verizon FiOS customers gained access to live events via TV Everywhere on April 11. NBC expects to add additional cable, satellite and telco providers are expected to be added soon.
The 2013 NBC Sports Network live-event programming roster includes the remainder of the NHL regular season, the Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final; Premier League and Major League Soccer matches; Formula One and IndyCar races; and horse racing that surrounds the Triple Crown.
“Today marks a new era as we are truly able to present some of the best content in sports to viewers anywhere and everywhere on a multitude of platforms,” says Rick Cordella, SVP & GM, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group. “With thousands of hours of compelling sports content now available via TV Everywhere across digital, mobile and tablets, NBC Sports Live Extra is a must-have product for sports fans.”
NBC Sports Digital has been streaming select live events that air on NBC for years, including Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame Football, the NHL Game of the Week, and select Stanley Cup Playoff games. Golf Channel has been live streaming PGA TOUR events since January 2013 via TV Everywhere on Golf Live Extra.
The vast majority of live streaming content on NBC Sports Live Extra will only be available to authenticated cable, satellite and telco customers via TV Everywhere.
The NBC, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel properties/events that will now stream live include:
- 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
- Sunday Night Football
- NHL Regular-Season, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final
- PGA TOUR
- U.S. Open (golf)
- Notre Dame Football
- French Open (tennis)
- Premier League (soccer)
- Major League Soccer
- Formula One
- Triple Crown horse racing