Golf Channel Tees Up TV EverywhereCablevision, Comcast, Dish, Mediacom, Suddenlink, Verizon First Partners for Golf Live Extra 4/23/2013 12:39 PM Eastern
Golf Channel will begin live-streaming its programming to authenticated subscribers on April 24 with the launch of its Golf Live Extra app, the NBCUniversal-owned network announced.
Golf's TV Everywhere product will stream the network's coverage of tournaments, news, instruction and original programming 24/7 on Golf Channel's digital platforms on desktop, mobile and tablets.
Golf Channel's live content will also be available through participating cable, satellite and telco video subscription services with Cablevision's Optimum TV, Comcast Xfinity TV, Dish, Mediacom, Suddenlink and Verizon FiOS signed up as first partners and others expected to follow.
"Golf Live Extra will satisfy golfers' desire to watch Golf Channel on the best screen available, whether that is on their laptop on a business trip, a tablet on the driving range or a phone on their lunch break," said Mike McCarley, president of Golf Channel and NBC Golf Media.
The Golf Live Extra launch comes as NBC Sports Group is expanding its streaming product, NBC Sports Live Extra.