Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
BTN2Go, a 24/7 mobile extension of BTN delivering live and on-demand programming to existing BTN subscribers of participating providers via the web, smartphones and tablets, is now available for Android users.
BTN2Go is a live feed of all BTN television programming, including more than 40 football games, over 100 men’s basketball games and hundreds of other live events, as well as Extra Football Game Channels, on-demand programming and archived content. BTN2Go is one of only two nationally distributed TV Everywhere sports services, and has been available on the internet, iPad and iPhone platforms since last fall and is now available to Android users on both mobile devices and tablets.
“BTN2Go has been widely praised by our viewers who are, more than ever, demanding access to our content when and where they want it,” said Michael Calderon, BTN vice president, digital and interactive media. “Adding Android’s mobile market share allows us to significantly increase access to Big Ten sports and an expanding portfolio of live and on-demand programming.”
There are more than 300 million activated Android devices, and every day more than 900,000 new devices are activated in more than 169 countries around the world.
BTN2Go is offered exclusively through BTN’s participating cable, satellite and telco distribution partners as an authenticated digital service to subscribers who already receive BTN as part of their video subscription. Current distribution partners are Bright House, Cablevision, Charter, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Time Warner Cable, Wide Open West, and Verizon FiOS.
Fans whose television providers already offer BTN2Go and wish to download it on their Android devices can go to Google Play. More information about BTN2Go is available at BTN2Go.com
About BTN: A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, all in HD, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. Events include football, men’s and women’s basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Championship events; studio shows; coaches’ shows; and classic games. The network televises and streams more Olympic sporting events and women’s sports than has ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network has more than 51 million subscribers across the United States and Canada, and currently has agreements with more than 300 affiliates, including AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Rogers Cable (Canada), Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct (Canada), Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. For updated information, go to http://www.BTN.com.