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Pitt Launches New & Improved Mobile Applications

Pitt Mobile App

Pitt Mobile App

Oct. 31, 2012

iPhone/iPad Download | Android Download

Pitt Athletics has deployed a new and improved mobile experience for Pitt fans with iOS and Android devices. The official mobile application of PittsburghPanthers.com offers iOS and Android users easy and instant access to up-to-the-minute news and info for the 2012-13 school year. The mobile application is free to download from the App Store and Google Play Market. New to the application this year, users may now enhance their experience by purchasing access to live video (and audio) broadcasts from within the app.

In addition to the newly improved smartphone application, PittsburghPanthers.com is now offering an iPad application. The new iPad app delivers the experience fans have come to love from PittsburghPanthers.com, in a format optimized to take full advantage of the iPad's technological capabilities. PittsburghPanthers.com's iPad application is the definitive, premium tablet source for official Pitt content.

The application provides smartphone and tablet owners an interface that gives them immediate mobile access to essential content from PittsburghPanthers.com. Fans no longer have to wait until they have access to a computer or television to keep up with their favorite Pitt sports.

Pitt fans can gain access to live video and audio broadcasts with a paid in-application upgrade. The live media upgrade costs $4.99 per month/$19.99 per year for iOS users and $9.99 per year for Android users.

The update to the free application will include access to the following enhancements and features:

  • New design and optimized touch functionality
  • Live Video and Audio Broadcasts
  • Full GameTracker sport coverage
  • Newly added General Athletics section
  • Clickable pre/post-game functionality for the robust, new schedule section
  • A new in-app notifications system
  • Redesigned photo gallery presentation
  • Twitter integration on events pages, as well as more sharing options
  • Audio and video have been separated for ease of use
  • Bug fixes
Once downloaded, fans can purchase the live audio/video upgrade within the application via subscription settings and following the purchase process. Once the upgrade is purchased, fans can immediately access audio and video broadcasts through the "Media" or "Schedule" portions of the app. Both audio and video broadcasts are subject to availability of online and mobile broadcast rights.

The official mobile application of Pitt athletics is compatible with iOS devices and requires iOS 5.0 or above. The Android version is compatible with any Droid device running Android 3.2 and up.

The application can be downloaded on your phone via the App Store or Google Play Store by searching for "Pittsburgh Panthers." The Pitt Mobile Network is moving to the new mobile/tablet app. To continue receiving live updates via your mobile device download via Apple and Android.

The Pitt Mobile Network is moving to the new mobile/tablet app.