MT joins with B2 Networks to broadcast Blue Raider athletics
Football, men's and women's basketball to broadcast liveSeptember 19, 2007 · B2 Networks
MURFREESBORO, TN - B2 Networks and Middle Tennessee Athletics today announced a partnership that will bring Blue Raiders sports to a worldwide audience through B2 Networks' state of the art broadband network. The partnership will feature home games for football and men's and women's basketball being shown live on B2 Networks. Selected home games for volleyball and women's soccer may be added to the viewing lineup in the future. In addition, B2 Networks and Middle Tennessee have joined together to bring an exciting new element to the Floyd Stadium experience for football games with B2 InVenue services. This season, special Text2Vote opportunities will be presented to fans where they can give their opinion and have it displayed on the stadium's video board.
"B2 Networks has been an outstanding partner in helping us make the most of our new stadium video screen," stated Middle Tennessee Director of Athletics Chris Massaro. "The staff's enthusiasm and attention to detail has proven to us at Middle Tennessee that they believe in their services and are interested in the success of our university."
By teaming with B2 Networks, Middle Tennessee athletics will be available for viewing by a worldwide audience. Live events will be aired through the school's athletic website http://www.goblueraiders.com as well as http://www.b2livetv.com. Fans wanting to watch Blue Raiders athletics via B2 Networks will need a high-speed Internet connection and a current version of Microsoft Windows Media Player. Games will be sold on an individual basis with special viewing packages to be announced at a later date.
"Adding a NCAA Division I partner from the Sun Belt Conference is very exciting for B2 Networks as Middle Tennessee has an outstanding fan base that will enjoy watching games live," stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Marketing. "We also look forward to enhancing the experience of cheering on the Blue Raiders in Floyd Stadium with the addition of the B2 InVenue Text2Vote service."
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, Arena Football Leagues, Fitness Universe and selected NCAA and NAIA conferences and member institutions, B2 Networks has established itself as a leader in innovative global direct to home, mobile and television broadcasting. For the B2 Networks' Programming Guide visit www.b2livetv.com, or for information about B2 Networks, visit www.b2now.com.
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