UMassOnline to Sponsor Celtics Streaming Broadcasts
BOSTON, MA – Celtics fans will now be able to follow the action on game night with free, live streaming audio from WEEI’s play-by-play radio broadcasts of all Boston Celtics games. The free streaming will be available on WEEI.com, the WEEI Live mobile app and the new Boston Celtics Mobile App. WEEI’s Celtics broadcast will also be available via the TuneIn app.
The WEEI Live mobile app, available for download on iPhone, iPad, and Android platforms, features free live streaming audio of WEEI-FM’s award winning sports radio content, a world-class roster of journalists covering the Boston sports beat with real-time coverage and analysis, and breaking sports news.
“WEEI’s game plan is to always make it convenient for our sports conversation front and center to be consumed by our Fans. Now, Celtics fans and WEEI listeners have the ability to listen to ‘Grande and Max’ on game night whenever and wherever they want,” said Jeff Brown, Vice President and General Manager/Entercom Boston. “This is another example of how WEEI is constantly expanding our digital ecosystem to better serve the modern, mobile sports fan.”
“When we were approached to sponsor the Celtics stream we jumped at the chance to bring our message of one world class education from one of the nations’ top ranked universities to passionate Celtics Fans and WEEI’s unique and valuable audience,” said Som Seng-Tiarks, UMass Senior Marketing Manager.
About Entercom Communications
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), led by President and CEO David Field, is one of the five largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with a nationwide portfolio of 111 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City.
Known for developing unique and highly successful locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio’s most distinguished brands and compelling personalities. The company is also the radio broadcast partner of the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Kansas City Royals, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Hornets, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Athletics and San Jose Sharks.
Entercom focuses on creating effective integrated marketing solutions for its customers that incorporate the company’s audio, digital and experiential assets. Additionally, the company has a long-standing commitment to responsible corporate citizenship and environmental stewardship. Entercom stations play a vital, hands-on role in improving their communities, providing over $100 million in annual support for local charitable organizations.
The company’s radio stations have received numerous awards, including multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism as well as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Award for excellence in radio broadcasting.