BitTorrent is also teaming with One World Sports to live-stream ten Ivy League football games this season for free via the recently launched BitTorrent Live service, starting with Saturday’s game between Yale and Colgate that kicks off at 1:30 p.m. ET.
One World Sports and millennial-focused sports fan service Whistle Sports announced a similar deal to offer those games this season via Facebook Live.
BitTorrent launched its virtual MVPD service in May. Using a peer-to-peer platform that it claims is more efficient than other streaming technologies, BitTorrent Live is initially featuring programing from partners that include BitTorrent News, France 24, FightBox, FilmBox Arthouse, Nasa TV, Clubbing TV, AWE, QVC, One World Sports, and Newsmax, among others, but has plans to add subscription pay TV tiers, ad-supported content and PPV premium tiers
BitTorrent Live is currently offered on Apple TV and Fire TV boxes, and Macs, and is working on versions that run on iOS, Android and Windows devices.
Following tomorrow’s game, here’s the remaining schedule for the live streams on BitTorrent Live and Whistle Sports:
-September 24 at 2 p.m.: Harvard at Brown
-October 1 at 1:30 p.m.: Lehigh at Yale
-October 8 at 1 p.m.: Cornell at Harvard
-October 15 at 3 p.m.: Columbia at Penn
-October 22 at 1:30 p.m.: Dartmouth at Columbia
-October 29 at 12:30 p.m.: Princeton at Cornell
-November 5 at 1:00 p.m.: Columbia at Harvard
-November 12 at noon: Brown at Princeton
-November 19 at 1:30 p.m.: Dartmouth at Princeton