Streaming March Madness 2012 NCAA

Streaming March Madness 2012 NCAA

Recently announced, this year Streaming March Madness isn’t going to be free like it was years in the past.  This year they announced they will be charging $3.99 for live streams of all the NCAA March Madness games.  Although $3.99 is a fair price for a months worth of the most exciting College basketball games of the year, it still was a shock to most people involved in the streaming world.  Let’s look at what the $3.99 gets you for streaming March Madness.

  • Streaming of all 67 NCAA March Madness games
  • Unlimited streaming to your iDevice, Android phone, or internet connected PC.
  • Pay one price, view through all devices.
  • App also lets you listen in on audio streams as well as check live stats as well.

Payment can be made by credit card, PayPal, or iTunes account. Once paid, you’ll receive access to download the NCAA March Madness Live Application. Take a look at the support operating system and devices below to make sure your compatible.

Supported Operating Systems for Streaming March Madness
• IOS –4.3.
• IOS – 5.0
• IOS – 5.1 (anything higher than 4.3)
• Android – 2.2
• Android – 2.3.2
• Broadband – Windows 7
• Broadband – Windows XP
• Broadband – Macintosh
• Broadband – Windows Vista

List of Supported devices for Streaming March Madness
• iPhone 3GS
• iPhone 4
• iPhone 4S
• iPod Touch
• iPad
• iPad 2
• HTC Evo
• HTC Evo 3D
• HTC Evo Shift
• HTC Incredible 2
• HTC Thunderbolt
• HTC Desire HD
• Droid
• Motorola Atrix
• Nexus S
• Nexus S 4G
• Nexus One
• MyTouch 4G (HTC Glacier)
• T-Mobile G2
• Samsung Epic
• Droid Bionic
• LG Thrill
• LG Nitro

Although this $3.99 is probably well worth it, we can only venture to guess that with the rise in cord cutting, more people this year want to watch the games streaming through their HTPC (home theater PC) and thus warrant the charge for extra bandwidth, support etc. Kinda lame in my opinion, but at least they aren’t greedy like the NBA and charging exorbitant amounts of money for a shortened season!

Will you be taking advantage of this streaming service? Let us know below.

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