Optimum TV Customers Can Catch NCAA March Madness Live Anytime, Anywhere


Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2013

Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced that Optimum TV customers can follow the 2013 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship with NCAA March Madness Live® on Optimum TV to GO. Optimum TV customers can get scores and schedules as well as watch live video streaming coverage of the entire tournament from Turner Sports and CBS Sports' on computers, smartphones and tablets anywhere in the U.S. at no additional charge.

Optimum TV customers can watch all 67 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship games with NCAA March Madness Live's free streaming on the iPhone®, iPad®, iPod Touch® and select Android™ devices as well as any Internet-connected computer. Optimum TV customers can access NCAA March Madness Live beginning March 15 in advance of the tournament, which begins on Tuesday, March 19 and runs through Monday, April 8. Additionally, with NCAA March Madness Live Optimum TV customers can watch video highlights, full game replays and real-time game alerts, as well as fan-favorite features, including live game scoring, real-time tournament brackets, personal channel lineup features, live stats and live social companion views.

"We are excited to bring our customers instant, unlimited and easy access to NCAA March Madness Live on Optimum TV to GO, so fans never have to miss a moment of the riveting tournament and can keep up with all the action, including scores and schedules. This unparallel access to the games allows our customers to catch every exhilarating play wherever it's convenient for them –- TV, computer or mobile device," said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision's vice president of video product management.

To access the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship games broadcast on CBS via Optimum TV to GO, Optimum subscribers can watch by going to http://www.optimum.net/TVtoGO or http://www.ncaa.com/marchmadness. Optimum TV subscribers with TNT, TBS or truTV in their packages can watch the games televised on these channels upon visiting either of these URLs, signing in with their Optimum ID and password and making their viewing selection. Viewers get up to four hours of live game streaming without logging in.

Optimum TV to GO services are available anywhere in the U.S. where an Optimum customer can connect to the Internet. Optimum customers who also subscribe to Optimum Online high-speed Internet service have the additional convenience and flexibility of being able to access Optimum TV to GO services when away from home using the Optimum WiFi network – the nation's largest WiFi network, made up of over 65,000 hotspots across Cablevision's Tri-State service area.

About Cablevision
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading media and telecommunications companies. In addition to delivering its Optimum-branded cable, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area, the company owns and operates cable systems serving homes in four Western states. Cablevision's local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Cablevision also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.