Verizon Wireless to Stream the Super Bowl to NFL Fans
NBC and the NFL have announced plans to stream the Super Bowl live on the internet when it airs February 5. In addition to being available online, Verizon Wireless will also stream the Super Bowl to subscribers of its NFL application. The Super Bowl package will include additional camera angles, as well as highlights and stats. Verizon Wireless already streams a number of football games each week through its NFL app, but this is the first time the Super Bowl will be streamed to mobile devices.
New Minnesota Stadium Bringing Most Advanced Experience to Vikings Fans' Phones
US Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, will host some of the most advanced and phone-centric technology ever deployed in a sports venue. Bluetooth beacons throughout the building will communicate with the new Vikings app to provide precise indoor location info.
YouTube Live Streaming from Mobile Devices Coming Soon
YouTube today said users will soon be able to stream video live from their mobile phones. The video site already supports live streaming from PCs, and YouTube first promised to bring live streaming to phones last summer.
Apple Scores Nintendo Game for iPhone
Nintendo today said its famed Mario character will come to the iPhone for the first time. Nintendo plans to bring a game called Super Mario Run to iOS devices.
Verizon Going After College Sports Fans
Verizon Communications, the parent company of Verizon Wireless, is prepared to launch a mobile video service later this year that will focus on college sports. The company is specifically targeting millennials with the offering, who it says prefer to consume video content on mobile devices rather than televisions or PCs.