The National Football League is must-watch television for about six months. Millions of people are watching the action on Thursdays, Sundays, and Mondays whether they have a favorite team or they need to keep track of their fantasy team’s players. But it’s unlikely to be glued to a screen for each game. So your next best option would be enjoying the sport solely by listening. Today, TuneIn announced a multi-year partnership with the NFL to provide TuneIn Premium subscribers with content that includes play-by-play coverage of every game from all thirty-two teams.
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In addition to having access to radio feeds for all NFL games, TuneIn Premium subscribers are getting a large amount of programming from NFL Media. Popular shows like NFL Total Access, Around the NFL, and NFL HQ will be offered on an NFL on TuneIn channel. Next month, a show airing for seven hours every Sunday will debut with live look-ins and analysis as games unfold.
TuneIn Premium costs $7.99 per year and, by comparison, the NFL offers the comparable Game Pass for $99 per year. TuneIn also gives subscribers content from Major League Baseball and the Barclays Premier League throughout their respective seasons. If audio-only works for you, then TuneIn Premium is the way to go.
TuneIn Partners with the National Football League
TuneIn Adds the NFL to New Premium Subscription Offering, Bringing Every Live NFL Game to Listeners Worldwide
SAN FRANCISCO – October 12, 2015 – TuneIn, the world’s largest audio network, today announced a multiyear partnership with the National Football League (NFL) that will bring live play-by-play coverage of all NFL games to TuneIn Premium subscribers. The partnership gives TuneIn Premium subscribers access to audio feeds for every single game – from the preseason throughout the entire regular season and postseason, including the Super Bowl.
TuneIn Premium subscribers worldwide will have access to play-by-play feeds for all 32 NFL teams, including both the home and away feeds, national radio broadcasts, and Spanish language broadcasts (where available). In addition to live play-by-play audio, other NFL programming on TuneIn will include:
- NFL on TuneIn Channel – Starting today, all TuneIn users will have access to an NFL channel featuring audio from select NFL Media programming, including popular NFL Network shows such as NFL Total Access, Around the NFL, and NFL HQ, as well as official NFL Media podcasts including Move the Sticks and the Dave Dameshek Football Program.
- Live Look-in Show – Starting in November, TuneIn Premium subscribers will have access to a seven-hour-long Sunday broadcast that will feature live analysis, stats, and drop-ins of local radio coverage for all Sunday games airing in-progress. The live look-in show will be live Sundays from 1pm ET – 8pm ET.
“TuneIn’s mission is to bring our global listeners the best content in the world,” said John Donham, Chief Executive Officer for TuneIn. “We couldn’t be more excited to be adding the #1 domestic sports league to our offering, and we are thrilled that the NFL has chosen us to be their global audio distribution platform.”
“Partnering with TuneIn offers us the ability to reach our fans on a fast-growing digital platform and provide them the NFL audio content they crave,” said Hans Schroeder, Senior Vice President, Media Strategy, Business Development & Sales for the NFL. “Whether you live overseas, across the country or just a few states away, our fans can get NFL audio, whether it’s games or additional programming, across their digital devices.”
In addition to the NFL, TuneIn Premium users will also have access to other top sports leagues, unlimited access to over 40,000 audiobooks, and access to 600+ commercial-free music stations. TuneIn Premium is available in the US ($7.99 USD/month), Canada ($8.99 CAD/month) and the UK (£5.99/month), with future plans to roll out to additional countries. TuneIn users will be able to access TuneIn Premium within the existing TuneIn Radio app, which will remain free and continues to offer over 100,000 streaming radio stations and 5.7 million on-demand programs and podcasts.
TuneIn Premium content is available on over 200+ connected devices, including mobile devices and vehicles. Listeners can subscribe to TuneIn Premiumor sign up for a free trial starting today via TuneIn.com and TuneIn’s mobile apps for iOS and Android.
TuneIn is the most popular way to listen to real radio from around the world. With over 60 million monthly active users, TuneIn lets people listen to the world’s sports, news, talk, and music from wherever they are. TuneIn has over 100,000 radio stations and more than four million on-demand programs stemming from every continent, and is available for free across 200+ connected devices. TuneIn Premium lets subscribers listen to the NFL, MLB, over 40k audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations. TuneIn has venture funding from IVP, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and Icon Ventures, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.