CPTV's Hoop Streams Returns for the 2011-2012 Season
HARTFORD, Conn. (September 27, 2011) – Hoop Streams, the online source for CPTV’s UConn Women’s Basketball coverage, is returning for its eighth year as the Huskies take to the court for the 2011-2012 college basketball season.
Follow the games anytime, anywhere as the Huskies seek to carry the 2012 national championship after last year’s heartbreaking loss. And this year, Hoop Streams will bring back the service improvements it premiered in 2010, including clearer video and five-times-faster streaming speed.
Hoop Streams is sponsored exclusively by New York Life Insurance Company. It provides live and on-demand access to CPTV-aired UConn games, The Geno Auriemma Show, archived games and more. Subscribers to the service have the flexibility to watch the games live on their computer or at a later date, and as many times as they choose. New York Life will again be a Signature Sponsor for the station’s broadcasts of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball games during the 2011-2012 season.
Hoop Streams is perfect for…
1. Out-of-state UConn alums and fans
2. Fans who miss night or weekend games due to a busy schedule
3. Winter “snowbirds”
4. Relatives of students or players
5. Individuals who only have access to a computer at game time, and…
6. UCONN ULTIMATE FANS!
The cost of subscription for the entire season is $59.95; $34.95 for a monthly pass; or $14.95 for pay-per-view broadcasts. All users need is a high-speed broadband Internet connection, a Mac or a PC and an updated Flash Player (available for free at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/). Participants can subscribe by visiting CPTV.org keywords: Hoop Streams.
Tune in as coaches Geno Auriemma, Chris Dailey, Shea Ralph and Marisa Moseley lead familiar faces like Lauren Engeln and Stefanie Dolson, as well as new favorites like Brianna Banks and Kiah Stokes, into a whole new season of UConn action. And with Hoops Streams, you won’t have to miss a minute of CPTV’s televised coverage.
About Connecticut Public Television
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) also includes WNPR. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves almost 240,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show, The Colin McEnroe Show and Where We Live. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit cptv.org.