Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2013
Learfield Sports, a leader in the collegiate multimedia and sponsorship industry has launched College Football 2GO. Learfield Sports partnered with Phunware, the pioneer of Mobile as a Service (MaaS) and 4th fastest growing software company in America, to develop this robust, interactive mobile application for iOS and Android. The application features original content and live coverage from Learfield’s 50+ collegiate institutions and associations plus expert analysis and live play-by-play coverage from the Learfield Sports Studios. Learfield Sports’ exclusive programming reaches more than 50 million television households nationally and delivers nearly 17,000 hours of radio programming on more than 1,100 radio stations. “Phunware arms humanity to engage, manage and monetize every connected device on Earth. This partnership with Learfield Sports continues our tradition of challenging the outer limits of the most advanced mobile devices for the world’s most respected brands,” commented Phunware Chairman & CEO, Alan S. Knitowski.
“College football fans have an insatiable appetite for live and on-demand coverage of their favorite team, conference and exciting games around the country,” said Learfield Sports’ Senior Vice President, Chief Content Officer Joe Ferreira. “Our End Zone Radio show along with live local games will whet this appetite in a big way. Learfield’s business is reaching college sports fans wherever they are and extending our school partner brands. This unique mobile application is yet another innovative way to accomplish that goal.”
Developed by Phunware, this one-of-a-kind application offers live game audio of Learfield’s partner universities plus expert analysis and live play-by-play coverage from the Learfield Sports Studios. End Zone Radio, the brand new wrap-around show co-hosted by Bill Pollock and TJ Carpenter, will bounce fans around the universe of college football every Saturday from 12 – 7 p.m. ET. “This will be fantastic for ‘Bama, the SEC and college football fans all around the nation,” said Eli Gold, the voice of Alabama Football since 1988. “Now football fanatics can follow the action wherever they are on their smartphones...Roll Tide on CFB2GO!”
Fans also will hear live listen-ins, behind-the-scenes interviews and expert analysis, coupled with live game audio from the hometown voices of their favorite broadcasters. Fans can listen to the app while on the move or sync up to the television broadcast. Other features include social integration and My Team Audio (50 live radio college football broadcasts including pre-game, play-by-play and post-game programming *subscription based).
The College Football 2GO application will automatically roll out additional features and updates during the season and fans can find more information at http://www.cfb2go.com, @CFB2GO, @EndZoneRadio and #CFB2GO. Fans can download from the iTunes App Store or Google Play.