FloTrack Is Streaming The Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships

AUSTIN, Texas -- February 6, 2018 -- FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and BTN today announced an agreement that will provide comprehensive live coverage of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships on FloTrack and on BTN Plus. The deal is an expansion of FloSports’ multi-year agreement with Big Ten Network to provide live and on-demand coverage for more than 1,000 non-televised Big Ten events.

The events can be seen on FloTrack, as well as on FloSports iOS, Roku, and Apple TV 4 apps and on BTN Plus via iOS, Android, and Roku applications.

For the first time, the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships will be aired in its entirety for fans across the globe. Beyond in-depth coverage of the championships, FloTrack will provide athlete rankings, interviews, and breaking news.  

Each year, the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships hosts some of the top teams and athletes in the country to compete for and earn conference titles and honors. This year, top schools include Penn State, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The 2018 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24. 

“The Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships showcases some of the most talented student-athletes in the country,” FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani said. “Our expansion with Big Ten Network adds a robust lineup of championship-level coverage to FloTrack.”

“Over the past several years, we’ve heard from both coaches and fans that would like to see wall-to-wall streaming coverage of the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships,” said Michael Calderon, Senior Vice President, Programming and Digital Media at BTN. “Through FloSports and BTN Plus, anyone interested in witnessing Big Ten schools compete in nearly 40 events now has the opportunity to do so.” 

Following the event on Monday, Feb. 26, BTN will present a 60-minute recap on its linear network, including interviews with championship student-athletes and coaches.

To access live and on-demand coverage of the 2018 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships, users must sign up to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber on FloTrack. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the competitions across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4. 

For more information, visit www.FloSports.tv.

About FloSports

FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. 

About BTN

A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 1,500 events across all platforms, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. BTN2Go is the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets. Events include football, men’s and women’s basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Olympic sports and championship events; studio shows; and classic games. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network is in more than 60 million homes across the United States and Canada, including carriage by all the major video distributors, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Communications, Comcast Xfinity, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, and approximately 300 additional video providers across North America. For additional information, go to www.btn.com.

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