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March Madness Tips Off on Bright House Networks

All NCAA Tournament Games Available Via Single Live Streaming Website and Mobile App



Orlando, Fla.

Let the madness begin! Bright House Networks announced today that every minute of this year’s entire 2013 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship tournament will be available to customers across four television networks, online at one single website, and via the NCAA March Madness Live App® at no additional charge.

The 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship will be available through the following platforms:

  • For the third year, all 67 games will be televised across four television networks in their entirety -- TBS, CBS, TNT, and truTV.
  • New this year, Bright House Networks customers will be able to watch all the games live and for free at Customers will need at least Standard Video service as well as a My Services account in order to stream the games airing on TBS, TNT, and truTV. Games airing on CBS are also available and require no special authentication.
  • The NCAA March Madness Live Application® will be available on more devices than ever before including smart phones and tablets, and provide fans with unparalleled multi-screen digital access to the entire tournament.
  • As an added feature, NCAA March Madness Live® will offer a preview option that allows up to four hours of live game streaming that does not require viewer registration.

The NCAA March Madness Live App is available now at the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The app offers live streaming video of every broadcast for the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship as they are televised by CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV all the way through the Men’s Final Four® and National Championship Game from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on April 6 and April 8. This year’s NCAA March Madness Live® offers several enhancements, including improved navigation optimized across platforms, the Capital One NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge, and Coke Zero NCAA March Madness Social arena. The application also provides video highlights, full game replays and real-time game alerts, as well as fan-favorite feature including live game scoring, real-time tournament brackets, live stats, direct access to live radio broadcasts, social activity and more.

About Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California and two of the top 20 DMAs.

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. Bright House Networks Business Solutions offers a strong portfolio of video, voice, data, and cloud-based solutions to the small and medium business segments. In addition, Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions provides advanced, fiber-based telecommunication services to key industry verticals in the mid-market and carrier segments, including cloud-based hosted voice, managed security, and cell backhaul to wireless carriers. The company was recently re-certified as a Cisco® Master Service Provider under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, and was the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets.

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Brian Craven