12/21/2011 11:15 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2013

NFL, NBC Sports and Verizon Wireless Ready the First Mobile Super Bowl

Subscribers to Verizon Wireless will be able to watch the February's Super Bowl live on their smartphones in what will be the first time the game is streamed live to mobile -- as well as to PCs and tablets via the Web.

Mobile consumption of NFL programming is enjoying "triple digit growth" year-over-year, says Hans Schroeder, SVP for Media Strategy, in this interview with Beet.TV at the league's Manhattan headquarters.

The NFL began streaming games in 2005 with Sprint and switched to Verizon for the 2010 season.

For an overview of the NFL's streaming on the Web, check out this piece by Ryan Lawler in GigaOm.

Andy Plesser

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