Using Technology to Make the Most Out of the Big Game

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The biggest game day of the year is just around the corner, and we have compiled some of the best online tools and technology to help you make the most out of this year’s game.  If you’re one of the 111 million Americans who will watch the Big Game, never miss a moment (or a commercial) using these online tools and apps.

If you’re unable to get in front of a TV to watch, NBC is offering an 11-hour free digital video stream of this year’s game, including pre-game coverage and the halftime show through the NBC Sports Live website and app for desktop computer and tablet users. Visit to watch.

The Big Game is one of the most talked about events in sports. Don’t miss a moment of conversation using the social sports app, PlayUp. Think of PlayUp as a digital viewing party. Open and private chat rooms let you discuss the game with your friends or other fans all over the world, and live updates keep you plugged in to all the action.

Stay connected with the two teams that will face each other on the field on game day. Both teams in the championship game offer mobile apps that provide fans with real-time game and scoring updates, and instant access to all team news, media and team stats. Are you a New England Patriots fanatic? Click here for the Patriots’ app. Cheering for the Seattle Seahawks? Head here for the official app of the Seahawks.

You’ve heard of tailgating, but have you tried “Homegating”? Homegating refers to the idea of turning your home into game-day headquarters. The NFL offers the official Homegating app that brings together food, family, friends and their favorite team, all on their mobile devices. Users can select their favorite team on the app to see game schedules, send party invitations, view and share delicious recipes and browse officially licensed NFL products.

If you’re more excited for the commercials than the game itself, be sure to download the Super Advertisements app (free on iTunes) or check out the full site on your desktop computer or tablet. With the Super Ads app, you can watch your favorite commercials right on your mobile device. Use Super Ads to review the most-talked about ads from the past, see the newest commercials before they air and share your thoughts about the ads with your friends.

Whether you take in the game at a party with friends or stream the excitement to your devices on game day, use your Frontier Communications connection to catch every catch, pass and touchdown.