Network Ten Brings Big Bash to zeebox.
Network Ten has announced a host of second-screen content to complement its coverage of the KFC T20 Big Bash League, in partnership with second-screen app zeebox.
The exclusive content will be the most advanced second-screen sports integration seen on zeebox Australia.
Cricket fans will be able to access a range of interactive features and tools through their smartphone, tablet or laptop via the zeebox app, including match statistics, virtual replays, viewer polls, and player and team scorecards.
A fully customisable virtual replay feature will enable viewers to watch Hawkeye-style visualisation of any over, at any time and from multiple angles.
Viewers will also be able to follow ball-by-ball commentary during every match, learn moreabout each of the players and teams in the KFC T20 Big Bash League, and interact with fellow cricket fans.
Network Ten Chief Digital Officer, Rebekah Horne, said: “Through zeebox, we’re able to offer consumers a much broader and deeper experience, which is ideal for live event television such as this.
“This year’s KFC T20 Big Bash League will be more exciting than ever, with cricket fans able to access exclusive and engaging content to enhance their Big Bash experience,” she said.
zeebox Australia General Manager, Jimmy Storrier, said: “We’re excited to be working closely with Network Ten to set the new standard for immersive companion experiences around sport in Australia.
“The KFC T20 Big Bash League lends itself perfectly to driving further engagement for viewers by accessing relevant match stats and updates at any time during the broadcast,” he said.
Network Ten is a founding shareholder of zeebox Australia, which launched its groundbreaking second-screen app locally in November 2012.
The zeebox app enables consumers to get more information on their favourite shows, connects them to friends and celebrities in a social conversation about television, and makes it easy to buy the products seen on television.
zeebox is available as a free download through iTunes, Google Play and zeebox.com