Pac-12 Networks now available to iPhone and iPod Touch users
By Pac-12 Enterprises PR staff
Apple Customers Can Now Access Live Content from the Conference of Champions via 'Pac-12 Now' App
SAN FRANCISCO - Pac-12 Networks, the seven full-time native HD linear networks dedicated solely to the Pac-12 Conference, are now available to customers on their iPhone and iPod Touch devices through the Pac-12 Now fan experience, it was announced today. The iPhone and iPod Touch are the latest devices activated by Pac-12 Digital, joining its Apple counterpart iPad, along with Macs and PCs in the arsenal of viewing options for consumers of Pac-12 Networks high-quality programming and content.
The consistent growth of the Pac-12 Now app across multiple devices has been the primary component of Pac-12 Networks' commitment to building out state-of-the-art technology infrastructure to serve its high-quality content.
"The launch of the Pac-12 Now app for iPhone and iPod Touch is a key component to our goal of providing fans access to Pac-12 Networks programming and content wherever they are," said David Aufhauser, General Manager of Pac-12 Digital. "We're proud to have produced a product that meets that standard and will continue to broaden our reach by creating more innovative and state-of-the art viewing experiences."
Pac-12 Now is available on the Web at video.Pac-12.com and in the App Store for iPhones, iPod Touch and iPads. Pac-12 Now offers fans the ability to authenticate with their TV provider username to watch the 24/7 live Pac-12 Networks wherever they are. Additional features of Pac-12 Now app for iPhone and iPod Touch include:
• Unique programming guide for easy navigation to live and upcoming content
• Condensed games and other on demand video
• Continuously updated editorial and feature video programming available to all fans
• Live scoreboard providing the most up-to-date scores
• TV provider support equivalent to those on iPad and Web
Users can view all seven networks, switch between multiple live events, and enjoy coverage not available on their regional television network. Additionally, fans have access to an unprecedented amount of video content produced by Pac-12 Networks and our member universities, including highlights, feature stories, game recaps, and exclusive Pac-12 Now video content.
This Saturday, iPhone and iPod Touch users with Pac-12 Now access through their TV provider can watch a doubleheader of college football action featuring Colorado vs. No. 10 USC and Washington at Arizona, in addition to Pac-12 Network personalities Rick Neuheisel, Curtis Conway and Jeremy Bloom break down all the action right from their device.
At present, millions of subscribers to Time Warner Cable, Cox, DISH, FiOS by Frontier, BendBroadband, Bright House, Canby Telcom, Crestview Cable, Rancho Murieta, Suddenlink, TCT West can log in to view Pac-12 Networks broadcast channels. Pac-12 Networks continues working with other distributors to enable access for their subscribers.
Pac-12 Digital worked closely with Ooyala, an innovator in personalized video technology, to develop Pac-12 Now. The two companies are building unique, cutting edge fan experiences across all devices. The iPhone app will be followed with an experience for Android devices, allowing more fans to watching Pac-12 Networks on the go, with more to come in the future.
About Pac-12 Enterprises
Pac-12 Enterprises is the new content and multiplatform media company for the Pac-12 Conference, a leader in collegiate athletics that includes 12 of the most prestigious universities in the world and a nation-leading 451 NCAA titles across 27 sports. Headquartered in San Francisco, Pac-12 Enterprises was created in 2011 to develop and launch the Pac-12 Networks and Pac-12 Digital, and to control the distribution of the Pac-12 intellectual property rights in sports and other Conference initiatives. The Pac-12 Networks are full-time native HD linear networks available to video programming operators, dedicated solely to the Pac-12. Consisting of a national network and six regional feeds, the Pac-12 Networks will televise hundreds of live sporting events annually and provide 24/7 access to Pac-12 teams and universities. Pac-12 Digital encompasses the digital network, mobile, the university websites, social media and innovative digital initiatives across the company. For more information visit Pac-12.com.