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Super Bowl Will Be Live-Streamed For The First Time

The NFL announced today that this season's Super Bowl will be live-streamed in the United States for the first time.

For the first time, Super Bowl, Pro Bowl and NBC's Wild Card Saturday doubleheader will be available to fans on television, online and on select mobile phones, the NFL announced today.  NBC's postseason games will be broadcast on NBC as well as streamed live on NFL.com and NBCSports.com, and will be available on NFL Mobile only from Verizon.  This marks the first time postseason games will be available in the U.S. via live online streaming and via a mobile app.    

The live stream will come from NBC's TV broadcast. However, there is more to the stream than just the live video of the game:

Complementing that stream will be a number of extra features to enrich the viewing experience including additional camera angles, in-game highlights, live statistics and other interactive elements.    

Wild Card Saturday is scheduled for Jan. 7, 2012. The Pro Bowl is scheduled for Jan. 29. Super Bowl XLVI is scheduled for Feb. 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.