App will allow subscribers to stream HD content directly to their TV
Rochester, Minn. – The Northwoods League, in conjunction with streaming partner Stretch Internet, is pleased to announce that fans can now access crystal clear high definition broadcasts though custom applications on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.
These apps will provide fans a seamless way to access content directly on their TVs – with no need to “relay” or “cast” the stream from tablets, phones or desktop computers. Users can access the content simply by searching for “Northwoods League” on the app interfaces on any of the compatible devices, and then downloading the Northwoods League app.
Fans who have already purchased subscriptions for Northwoods League TV can easily authenticate their subscriptions through the apps. Those who have not yet purchased subscriptions will need to first select and purchase a package from the Northwoods TV portal on any mobile or desktop device at http://portal.stretchinternet.com/nwl . Both live and on-demand content will be available through the apps.
"Now Northwoods League fans can enjoy an incredible in-home experience watching our high-quality broadcasts on their televisions," said Northwoods League President Gary Hoover. "No other summer collegiate league comes close to the Northwoods League when it comes to providing its fans, players and other constituents the finest possible experience, and we love doing it."
“We’re extremely excited to offer a suite of beautiful, intuitive apps for the Northwoods League and their teams and fans,” said Stretch Internet President and CEO Ryan Ermeling. “As the preeminent collegiate summer league, these apps will help them continue to raise the bar in providing the best fan experience possible.”
Fans can learn more about the devices at the following links:
Apple TV: https://www.apple.com/tv/
Amazon Fire TV: https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Fire-TV-Streaming-Media-Player/dp/B00U3FPN4U
Android TV: https://www.android.com/tv/
The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 23-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, 180 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.