TUNEIN HAS YOU COVERED FOR SUPER BOWL WEEK;
WILL UNLOCK LOCAL AND NATIONAL BROADCASTS
Streaming Audio Leader Will Also Broadcast LIVE from Radio Row in Minneapolis
SAN FRANCISCO – January 30, 2018– TuneIn, the world’s leading live-streaming and on-demand audio service today announced it will be offering broadcasts of Super Bowl LII free to all fans. TuneIn will “unlock” the content, bypassing the need for a TuneIn Premium subscription to access the game.
Super Bowl LII on TuneIn will include Westwood One’s national game broadcast, which includes pregame and postgame coverage. In addition, the game broadcast will be available in seven languages – English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Hungarian – to NFL fans around the world. See more information here: tunein.com/superbowl.
TuneIn will also be unlocking both team’s flagship feeds, for the Patriots and Eagles broadcast networks. Coverage will include Merrill Reese & Mike Quick's broadcast for the Philadelphia Eagles flagship Sports Radio 94WIP in Philadelphia and Bob Socci and Scott Zolak for the New England Patriots flagship 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston.
For the third straight year, TuneIn’s original show NFL No Huddle will be on the ground at Super Bowl with live coverage starting Monday, January 29 through Friday, February 2. Streaming live from 4-7 pm ET from the Mall of America, host Brian Webber alongside former Pro Bowl quarterback Kordell Stewart will talk to a variety of special guests including NFL Legends and NFL Network broadcast personalities, such as NFL Insider Ian Rapaport.
The NFL on TuneIn channel will also feature audio simulcasts of NFL Network’s Super Bowl coverage, plus interviews with AFC and NFC Championship players from NFL Opening Night, and award nominees being recognized at the 7th annual NFL Honors.
“At TuneIn our mission is to deliver the best content and live events to a global audience on multiple devices. We are thrilled to offer this Super Bowl listening experience for the game and the shows during the week leading up to the game to NFL fans across the world,” said Kevin Straley, TuneIn Chief Content Officer. “Our mission is to allow NFL fans to stay connected to the game no matter where they are, from any device, truly changing the way they are listening to the most exciting sports events, specifically Super Bowl LII.”
Bringing together a wide collection of sports, music, podcasts, and news — including live, on-demand and original content — TuneIn lets people find what they love while helping them discover new things. TuneIn has grown to become one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with 75 million monthly active users. TuneIn has over 120,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations and more than 5.7 million on-demand programs stemming from every continent, and is available for free across 200 platforms and connected devices.
In addition to NFL content, TuneIn super serves ALL sports fans, with audio content including college football, college basketball, with league partnerships with MLB, NBA, NHL as well as content partnerships with ESPN Radio, CBS Sports Radio, NBC Sports Radio and the top sports podcasts, talk shows, and radio stations. TuneIn truly has it all for the sports fan.
With venture funding from Comcast Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Causeway, General Catalyst Partners, Icon Ventures, and Marker LLC, TuneIn is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Patrick Wixted, TuneIn / Ketchum Sports