CUPERTINO, California—January 24, 2000—As anticipation mounts for Sunday’s Super Bowl XXXIV, Apple® today announced its QuickTime™ TV network will be the exclusive provider of Super Bowl webcasts featuring FOX Sports personalities offering expert analysis and commentary.
“QuickTime TV is the fastest growing network for live and on-demand streaming audio and video,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “Together, the QTV network and the expert FOX Sports analysts create an incredible team for die-hard football fans worldwide.”
“QuickTime offers the reliability and scalability needed to bring our Super Bowl coverage to Internet users around the globe,” said Danny Greenberg, senior vice president of FOXSports.com. “Our FOXSports.com channel has helped us reach millions of Internet users and now, with this exclusive liveevent, QuickTime TV is helping us use the Internet to create innovative ways to cover major sporting events.”
The QTV network features an always growing lineup of leading content providers, including ABCNEWS.com, AtomFilms, BBC WORLD, Bloomberg, brandnewmusic.com, CNN.com, D.FILM, Disney.com, ESPN.com, Financial Times, FOXNews.com, FOXSports.com, HBO, The Knitting Factory, MTV, The New Venue, Nickelodeon, NPR®, Rhino Records, RollingStone.com, TV Land, tv-radio.com,VH1, Virgin Radio, Warner Bros. Records, Inc., V2 Records, WCPE, The Weather Channel® and WGBH Boston.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the worldthrough its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.