Westfield State University's sporting events which have webstream broadcasts can now be seen via ROKU and Apple TV devices, giving fans and families a chance to watch Westfield State Owls sporting events on their home TV's.
The MASCAC announced today a deal that has MASCAC.tv available through the streaming devices. The first Owls' event to be available via the new platform will be tonight's volleyball game between the Owls and Mount Holyoke College.
Most of the Owls' teams home games and meets are streamed in HD quality, using teams of student broadcasters. Westfield State's season-opening football game had more than 1,600 live views. Westfield has utilized the Boxcast platform for broadcasts for the past three seasons.
The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference in conjunction with our streaming partner BoxCast announce that the MASCAC.tv broadcasts with now be available to view on the Apple TV and Roku app.
All eight of the MASCAC schools utilize BoxCast for the webstreaming of their league contests and events on MASCAC.tv.
With Apple TV and Roku, the events that are broadcast on MASCAC.tv can be viewed on the custom apps directly on their televisions. Users can access the video by simply searching for "MASCAC.tv" on the app interfaces on any of the compatible devices, and then downloading the free app.
Along with the new custom apps, an updated look to MASCAC.tv has been launched which allows the user to search for a broadcast, view past broadcasts and those that are upcoming on the schedule. There are also specific pages for each institution. It also features a link to the Apple TV and Roku channels.
The MASCAC has partnered with BoxCast since the 2015-16 season. BoxCast is a complete, easy-to-use live video streaming platform. Comprised of hardware, software and backend services, BoxCast empowers organizations to stream their content easily. BoxCast serves thousands of organizations including schools and universities, professional sports teams, houses of worship, governments, and businesses. Launched in 2013, BoxCast supports customers in all 50 states and on every continent from its headquarters in Downtown Cleveland, OH.