Once again this year the Super Bowl will be streamed for free online and on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & more.
Fox said in a statement that they will stream the Super Bowl for free on FOXSportsGo.com as well as apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and Amazon tablets, and via a variety of TV-connected devices, including Apple TV boxes, Roku players and Roku TVs, Android TV-powered devices, the Google Chromecast streaming adapter, Amazon Fire TV players, and the Xbox One. Verizon has the NFL streaming rights on smartphones.
“As part of the buildup to this year’s Super Bowl, we’re committed to creating the best possible experience for fans by dramatically expanding the ways and places in which they can watch the game,” Eric Shanks, Fox Sports president, COO and executive producer, said in a statement. “Our pioneering collaboration with our affiliates to allow streaming local ad insertions will make commercials even more relevant for viewers and help make this year’s game even more of a personal experience for every fan,”
“We’re excited that this year’s Super Bowl will showcase the unique relationship of FOX and its local affiliates which allows us to collaborate on innovations such as this,” added Brian Jones, EVP and COO of Nexstar Broadcasting Group and chairman of the Fox affiliates board of governors. An incredible 170 affiliates from all around the U.S., including 22 stations that Nexstar owns or provides services to, opted to participate in this first-of-its-kind digital ad insertion for the Super Bowl, allowing us to promote our local affiliate brands and reach viewers on a national scale.”
Source: MultiChannel News
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