NBC Sports Live Extra, the NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for digital, mobile and tablets, will begin live streaming NBC Sports Network live-event content to Cablevision, Comcast Xfinity TV, Suddenlink and Verizon FiOS customers via TV Everywhere beginning tonight. Additional cable, satellite and telecom providers are expected to be added soon.
The network's Formula 1 and IndyCar coverage will be included in the streamed content, starting with this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix from Shanghai. That includes the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday (2:30 a.m. ET), plus practice and qualifying on Friday (2 a.m. ET) and Saturday (2 a.m. ET), respectively.
“Today marks a new era as we are truly able to present some of the best content in sports to viewers anywhere and everywhere on a multitude of platforms,” said Rick Cordella, SVP & GM, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group. “With thousands of hours of compelling sports content now available via TV Everywhere across digital, mobile and tablets, NBC Sports Live Extra is a must-have product for sports fans.”
The vast majority of live streaming content on NBC Sports Live Extra will only be available to authenticated cable, satellite and telecom customers via TV Everywhere.