CBSSports.com College Network launches 190 NCAA GameTracker™ mobile applications
CBSSports.com College Network launches free apps for 95 NCAA schools on Android and BlackBerry smartphones.
GameTracker Mobile provides instant access to exclusive video content, live scores, and the latest headlines.
New York – CBSSports.com College Network, a division of CBS Interactive that produces over 175 official collegiate athletic sites, today announced the launch of 190 free mobile apps for 95 NCAA colleges and universities on Android and BlackBerry smartphones. The CBSSports.com College Network “GameTracker” mobile applications provide everything needed for college sports fans around the world to follow their favorite teams from their handheld device.
Each GameTracker app allows for quick access to the most comprehensive mobile coverage of 14 different sports directly from 95 of the top NCAA Division I schools including Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, Notre Dame, and Texas. From exclusive video content and live scores complete with play-by-play details, to schedules, stats, standings and breaking news, the GameTracker Mobile app is a must-have for alumni and fans alike.
“We’re extremely focused on taking the first-class content produced by all of our partners on their official athletic sites and delivering it to fans and alumni around the world across as many platforms as possible,” said Patty Hirsch, VP & General Manager, CBSSports.com College Network. “The launch of the CBSSports.com College Network GameTracker mobile apps is an important piece of our overall mobile strategy and a great vehicle to give fans access to exclusive content & live scores and stats while they are on the go.”
For a list of the NCAA Division I schools with the GameTracker App for Android and BlackBerry, click here. All Apps are available as a free download from Android Marketplace or BlackBerry App World™:
• BlackBerry App World™
• Android Marketplace
Produced in partnership with Polar Mobile, the new CBSSports.com College Network GameTracker Applications are powered by Polar’s SMART™ Sports Platform.
Entering the 2010 college football season, the CBSSports.com College Network produced the official athletic site for 52 of the 65 (80%) BCS eligible schools from the big six conferences. The CBSSports.com College Network features best in class service combined with cutting edge technology along with the power of the CBS brand to help protect and grow our partner brands and fan bases. For more information about the CBSSports.com College Network and to find out how we work with our existing partners to showcase the depth and breadth of their products and services, please visit: http://collegenetwork.cbssports.com/.
About CBSSports.com College Network
CBSSports.com College Network is the leader in the production, management and hosting of official athletic websites, e-commerce solutions, streaming products and mobile services for colleges and universities across the United States. CBS College Sports currently produces a network of over 175 official athletic sites for schools including the University of Notre Dame (und.com), University of North Carolina (tarheelblue.com), University of Texas (texassports.com), and the University of Southern California (usctrojans.com). CBSSports.com College Network is also the official Interactive sports partner of the NCAA, producing and hosting the home of the NCAA on the web, NCAA.com.
CBSSports.com College Network is a unit of CBS Interactive, a leading online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 200 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is the 8th largest Web property globally and the 5th largest Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, BNET, CBS RADIO and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and business.
More information about CBS and its businesses is available at cbscorporation.com.
About Polar Mobile
Polar Mobile is the global leader in enabling businesses to extend their presence across mobile devices by leveraging a proprietary software Platform (SMART™). More than 6 million people in over 100 countries use Apps powered by Polar’s SMART™ Platform for the most engaging mobile experience. Polar has over 300 Apps across iPhone, BlackBerry and Android smartphones for 150 world-class customers in news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle media verticals. For more information, visit www.polarmobile.com.
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