From: Scott Henninger
, Communications Manager
713.361.7930 (Direct Line)
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
AEROS PARTNER WITH B2 NETWORKS IN 2007-08
Groundbreaking New Service of B2toGo Mobile Highlights Unveiled
HOUSTON, Texas –
The Houston Aeros in conjunction with B2 Networks and the American Hockey League will again offer fans the opportunity to watch all Aeros games through the B2 Power Play Season Pass, a package that provides complete live game action during the 2007-08 season. B2 Networks Power Play allows subscribers to watch the Aeros, home and away, LIVE for every regular season contest at a savings of more than 60 percent off the individual game purchase price.
B2toGo Mobile Highlights, a new service offered to AHL fans this season, uses revolutionary B2 Networks technology to provide fans with even greater access to their teams. The morning after each game, subscribers will get highlights of their favorite team delivered to their mobile phones and computers.
"AHL fans everywhere will be more easily able to follow all the excitement of the AHL through the great opportunities offered by B2 Networks," said Chris Nikolis, AHL VP of Sales & Marketing. "We look forward to strengthening our partnership with B2 and most importantly, allowing AHL fans more choices and flexibility in supporting their favorite team and players."
AHL fans may purchase a Season Pass for any individual league team, including all 80 regular season contests, for only $160. To purchase the season pass, visit http://www.aeros.com or http://www.b2livetv.com and click the Season Pass button to purchase your Season Pass or click the B2toGO Mobile Highlights button to purchase the B2toGo Mobile Highlights package and to test whether a mobile phone meets the requirements to receive the service. The B2toGo Mobile Highlights plan is available for only $40 for the whole season. Fans can purchase both services, the Season Pass and B2toGo Mobile Highlights now.
"The season pass and B2ToGo Mobile Highlights offer AHL fans extensive, affordable packages that will allow them the opportunity to follow their favorite team at an unprecedented level." stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Marketing. "It is truly exciting to unveil our new B2 Networks B2toGo technology, and we are very enthusiastic about furthering our partnership with the AHL and continuing to bring fans closer to the action." B2 Networks
is a premier provider of reliable and secure international television and pay-per-view broadcasting systems. Our worldwide network of arenas, stadiums, local venues and data centers are currently in use to distribute live sports and events to personal computers, television screens, mobile devices and commercial venues around the world. Working with organizations such as the AHL, ECHL, NLL, IHL, USHL, NAHL, Arena Football Leagues, Fitness Universe and selected NCAA and NAIA conferences and member institutions, B2 Networks has established itself as a leader in innovative global direct to home, mobile and television broadcasting. For the B2 Networks' Programming Guide visit www.b2livetv.com, or for information about B2 Networks, visit www.b2now.com.
In operation since 1936, the American Hockey League
continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams; more than 83 percent of today's NHL players are AHL graduates. The AHL's 72nd season begins on Wednesday, October 3, with an all-time high of 29 teams competing for the prestigious Calder Cup. -- HOUSTON AEROS --