Frog Vision becomes new outlet for university sports, news
Frog Vision will offer highlight videos from games, news conferences and interviews from players and coaches, and audio broadcasts of football games
By Andrew Brown
Posted October 10, 2012
Posted October 10, 2012
Horned Frog fans can now follow more teams on Frog Vision, the audio and video outlet for TCU athletics.
Scott Kull, the associate athletics director for external operations, said the old Frog Vision contract did not allow broadcasts of certain teams, including football and men’s basketball.
The new Frog Vision contract, signed when the university joined the Big 12 conference, allows the university to live-stream games that are not picked up by TV broadcasts such as ESPN or Fox Sports Southwest.
The Grambling State game was the exception.
The league allowed the school to reserve the broadcast rights to one televised football game; so the university chose to stream its season opener on Frog Vision as well as broadcast it on Fox Sports Southwest, Kull said.
The same rule applies to men’s basketball.
Kull said that Frog Vision will not stream any more football games this season; but Frog Vision will likely be streaming eight to ten men’s basketball games and every women’s basketball game that is not on TV.
Frog Vision will also broadcast every home volleyball and soccer game and probably every home baseball game, said Kull.
Kull said the broadcasts will either be in-house productions or productions by students from the university's film, television and digital media program.
Additionally, Frog Vision will offer highlight videos from games, news conferences and interviews from players and coaches, and audio broadcasts of football games.
Now the lone carrier of the university’s weekly news conferences, Frog Vision was free to subscribers under the old contract;. Under the new contract, fans can subscribe to Frog Vision for a monthly fee of $9.95 or an annual fee of $79.95.
As of Sept. 13, Frog Vision had about 400 subscribers, but Kull said he expects that number to increase as people become more familiar with it.
Frog Vision can be accessed at www.gofrogs.com.
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