SAN FRANCISCO - August 14, 2017 - TuneIn, the world's leading streaming audio network, is celebrating NFL Preseason by providing fans an opportunity to listen to a free live Joint Audiocast from the Houston Texans and New England Patriots practice at Texans training camp at the Greenbrier in West Virginia.
On Tuesday, August 15th and Wednesday, August 16th from 11:00AM-2:00PM ET, fans will be able to listen to live joint practice coverage and expert analysis from Texans Radio, Patriots.com Radio, and TuneIn's NFL No Huddle broadcast teams, as well as special guest interviews.
TuneIn, an audio partner of the NFL since 2015, keeps fans connected to their favorite teams. NFL No Huddle, with hosts Brian Webber and former NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart, will team up with Marc Vandermeer and John Harris from the Texans and Andy Hart and Paul Perillo from the Patriots official broadcast teams LIVE from 11:00AM-2:00PM ET, to offer a unique and free joint audiocast from the two-day event.
"With our continued partnership with the NFL, and the great relationship we have with the Texans and Patriots, we're excited to join forces to provide unparalled live access to fans to the Greenbrier joint practice," said TuneIn Vice President of Marketing, Scott Parker. "This broadcast, which can only be heard live on TuneIn, is a perfect opportunity to get fans excited and engaged before the season kicks off. It's also a great way to showcase the way we serve fans with 22 team-by-team NFL channels."
The Texans and Patriots are among the more than 20 NFL clubs with custom channels on TuneIn, featuring podcasts, press conferences, interviews with players and coaches, and more. TuneIn's vast offering of football also includes audio coverage of the NFL Network, with popular shows like NFL Total Access, Around the NFL and NFL HQ, as well as NFL Media podcasts including Move the Sticks.
"We are looking forward to giving fans an exclusive insider's view of the teams combined with an expert national perspective," said Marc Vandermeer, Vice President of Broadcasting for the Houston Texans. "This collaborative effort showcases immense knowledge of each team's make up, all quarterbacked by Brian Webber and Kordell Stewart."
"Working with TuneIn, we're able to have our joint practices with the Texans extend from the field to a live radio broadcast that we'll do together," said Fred Kirsch, Vice President Content & Publisher, New England Patriots. "Our fans will be able to listen to what's happening on the field while getting expert insight from Patriots and Texans personnel who cover the team every day. We can't wait to work with Kordell and Brian on this joint venture that, frankly, should happen more often between teams in the NFL."
The live program will be available for free on the TuneIn app simulcast on the NFL channel, Patriots channel and Houston Texans channels. Listeners can access NFL coverage on TuneIn via TuneIn.com or by downloading the TuneIn app for iOS or Android devices.
With a TuneIn Premium subscription ($9.99/mo and $99/yr), fans worldwide 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). NFL fans can also experience all TuneIn has to offer via a free trial available after downloading the app.
Bringing together a wide collection of sports, music, news, podcasts, and audiobooks — 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. TuneIn Premium subscribers can listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, over 90,000 audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations. 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.