Aug. 28, 2007
Providence, RI - B2 Networks and Brown University Athletics have announced a partnership that brings more than 120 home games from 13 varsity sports to the revolutionary broadband broadcasting network. The partnership begins this fall with live broadcasts on B2 Networks of home games for Brown football, men's and women's soccer, field hockey and volleyball, and will expand the coverage to include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's ice hockey, gymnastics, wrestling, men's and women's lacrosse and possibly more sports and events in the future.
"Our partnership with B2 Networks will make our home athletic events available to a worldwide audience and allow Brown alumni, parents, prospective students, and fans of Brown athletics to follow their favorite teams at an unprecedented level," said Brown University Athletic Director Michael Goldberger.
Brown will also be broadcasting on B2 Networks live select road games, as well as coach's shows in audio format only, for the sports of football, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's ice hockey and men's and women's lacrosse. In addition, Brown road games at B2 Networks' partner institutions will also be broadcast live.
By teaming with B2 Networks, Brown athletics will be available for viewing by a worldwide audience. Live events will be aired through the school's athletic website http://brownbears.com. Fans wanting to watch Brown events via B2 Networks will need a high-speed Internet connection and a current version of Windows Media Player. Games will be sold on an individual basis with special viewing packages to be announced at a later date.
"We are excited to have Brown University, an incredible institution with a great reputation, join B2 Networks family of collegiate partners," stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Marketing. "The addition of Ivy League athletics is a great addition to our network, and fans around the globe will definitely enjoy watching the outstanding student-athletes at Brown compete live on B2 Networks."
B2 Networks is a premier provider of reliable and secure international television and pay-per-view broadcasting systems. Our worldwide network of arenas, stadiums, local venues and data centers are currently in use to distribute live sports and events to personal computers, television screens, mobile devices and commercial venues around the world. Working with organizations such as the AHL, ECHL.NLL, IHL, USHL, NAHL and selected NCAA and NAIA conferences and member institutions, B2 has established itself as a leader in innovative global direct to home, mobile and television broadcasting. For more information about B2 Networks, visit http://www.b2now.com/.