NBC Sports Live Extra
By NBCUniversal Media, LLC
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Watch thousands of live sporting events that air on NBC, NBCSN and Golf Channel LIVE for FREE with NBC Sports Live Extra. Download now on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, and stream NHL Regular-Season and Stanley Cup Playoff games, PGA TOUR, U.S. Open (golf), Notre Dame Football, French Open (tennis), Premier League (soccer), Formula One, IndyCar and Triple Crown horse racing.
* Video on Demand: access video clips, preview upcoming events, and check out highlights from past events
* Online coverage schedule: browse the online schedule and set event reminders
* Live Events: watch marquee NBC Sports events LIVE!
* Full Event Replays: relive all the great moments with full event replays
* Push Notifications: receive reminder alerts for upcoming events
The vast majority of live streaming content on NBC Sports Live Extra will only be available to authenticated cable, satellite and telco customers via TV Everywhere. Further instructions are provided in the app settings section.
NBC Sports video is only accessible in the U.S. and certain U.S. territories. The application requires a 3G, 4G or WiFi data connection. Watching video over a 3G or 4G connection may affect your wireless data plan. iPads that support Retina display can experience HD quality video at up to 1080p. The video quality will adapt based on your data connection.
What's New in Version 4.1
* We are listening to your feedback and fixed several of the crashes being reported.
* Faster start-up time.
* Improved failover in case video streaming runs into a problem.
Too many commercials
As far as content and quality, it's not too bad with my old ipad. The problem is the commercials. Anytime you start a program, you have to watch a few minutes of commercials. Also, if you are looking for specific time within an event, each time you change the timeline you are in for another few minutes of the same commercials. If it takes 4 or 5 times to get to where you want to be, that's at least 10 minutes of commercials before you even get to see what you want to see it where it is. This was especially bad during the Winter Olympics when sometimes the event replay didn't start at the beginning of the program.
All this with a banner ad that the bottom of the screen continuously.
I know ads are needed, but this is outrageous.
Horrible App and Network
I wish I could give this app and NBC negative stars. Last season with Fox and FoxSoccer I was able to watch 10 out of 10 BPL games during the weekend on the television. Now since the ridiculous move to NBC, even with the "live extra coverage", I am missing games. Only a couple games are now televised, and with no recording capability on the "live extra", and the difficulty with switching between streaming games (as many of the games are played live at the same time), I am missing my favorite teams play. Not to mention if I am unable to watch live, I can not record the "live extra" games. This coverage is horrible, and I really hope the Premier League goes back to Fox. The "live extra" portion also crashes constantly, and buffers frequently. Thinking about switching to satellite to get better coverage of the Premier League.
Nice, not great
Great option to watch Premiere League games. They offer main cam or tactical cam. BUT...the commercials always look clear, the game not so much. Quality is unreliable. The game will freeze at some point and force you to close and open again and it will happen during an important goal or replay--count on it. Don't you dare accidentally touch the screen on an iPad during the game--you will regret it because it will direct you to another game or commercial and mess everything up.
I suggest you download this along with Comcast TvGo so when this freezes or looks terrible you can open the Comcast app and watch NBCSN LIVE as a backup.
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- Category: Sports
- Updated: Jan 23, 2015
- Version: 4.1
- Size: 32.5 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese
- Seller: NBCUniversal Media, LLC
- © 2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.