The Pac-12 is dedicated to bringing you TV Everywhere, where you can watch games in whatever format you like, whether it be on your television, on your computer, or on your mobile device. While TV has moved along quickly, things are taking a bit longer with regards to computers and mobile devices. Numerous companies that signed up to carry the Pac-12 Network are getting integration for TV Everywhere so that all the specified options will eventually be readily available.
Now mobile is taking its first steps with iPhone and iPod Touch app functionality. Here is part of the press release from the Pac-12.
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.
Keep in mind that only cable and satellite providers that support TV Everywhere functionality will be able to use the Pac-12 Networks on their iPhone or their iPod Touch. The rest are still being set up properly. Check here for all the companies currently signed up for TV Everywhere capabilities.