March 20, 2012
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - SouthernMiss.com introduces a new mobile experience for Southern Miss fans with iPhone, Android or Blackberry devices. The official mobile application of Southern Miss Athletics offers iPhone, Android and Blackberry owners easy and instant access to up-to-the-minute news, scores, live game play-by-play, stats, schedules, rosters and photo galleries for the 2011-12 school year. The new mobile application is free to download from the iPhone App Store, Android Market and Blackberry App World.
The application provides iPhone and Android owners an interface that gives them immediate mobile access to essential information from SouthernMiss.com, the official athletic web site of Southern Miss Athletics. Fans no longer have to wait until they have access to a computer or television to keep up with their favorite Golden Eagle sport.
Fans can get access to live audio broadcasts with a paid in-application upgrade. The live audio upgrade costs $0.99 per month for iPhone users and $4.99 per year for Android users. The Blackberry app doesn't currently support live audio and no upgrade option is available for Blackberry users.
The free mobile application will include access to the following features:
- Live game scoring from GameTracker (subject to GameTracker availability)
- Previous game and next game schedules and scores
- Live scoring updates
- Play-by-play coverage
- Player and team stats
- Box Score
- On-demand video (subject to video availability)
- Schedules and scores
- Photo galleries
- In-app alert system
- Sharing via email and Facebook
- Future versions will include Twitter sharing
Once downloaded, fans can purchase the live audio upgrade within the application by clicking "Purchase Sports Audio" and following the purchase process. Once the upgrade is purchased, fans can immediately access audio broadcasts through the "Audio/Video" or "Games" tab. Audio broadcasts are subject to availability of online and mobile broadcast rights.
The official iPhone application of Southern Miss Athletics is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices and requires iPhone OS 4.2 or above. The Android version is compatible with any Droid device running Android 2.2 or above. Blackberry devices require Blackberry OS 5.0.0 or higher.
The application can be downloaded on your phone via the iPhone App Store, Android Market or Blackberry App World by searching for "Southern Miss."