2009-2010 Video Streaming Package Launches with BIG 5 Volleyball Tournament

The Penn Sports Network will begin its live video streaming coverage of 2009-2010 Penn Athletics home events tonight, at 7 p.m. EST, as volleyball hosts the Temple Owls in Friday's closing match of this weekend's Big 5 Tournament.

To access this exclusive content, a log-in e-mail and password will be required, both of which can be obtained by signing up for PSN at theofficial on-line home of Penn Athletics, PennAthletics.com.

Throughout the academic year, PSN -- the broadcasting arm of Penn Athletics that oversees television, radio, and new media production -- will again provide video streams airing on PennAthletics.com. Programs whose select contests will be featured include Men's/Women's Basketball, Field Hockey, Football, Men's/Women's Lacrosse, Volleyball, and Wrestling.

Fans have options of subscribing to the 'PSN Complete' Monthly Video, 'PSN Complete' Annual Video, and 'PSN Lite' Monthly Audio. A preliminary list of fall sports events that will be carried via video stream include the following:

Field Hockey
. Wednesday, September 23rd vs. Villanova Wildcats (7:15 PM EST)
. Wednesday, October 14th vs. Drexel Dragons (7:15 PM EST)
. Friday, November 6th vs. Princeton Tigers (7:15 PM EST)

. Saturday, October 10th vs. Bucknell Bison (1:00 PM EST)
. Saturday, November 21st vs. Cornell Big Red (1:00 PM EST)

. Friday, September 25th vs. St. Francis (PA.) Red Flash / Santa Clara Broncos (7:00 PM EST)
. Saturday, September 26th vs. Albany Great Danes (7:00 PM EST)
. Friday, October 23rd vs. Cornell Big Red (7:00 PM EST)
. Saturday, October 24th vs. Columbia Lions (4:00 PM EST)
. Friday, October 30th vs. Yale Bulldogs (7:00 PM EST)
. Saturday, October 31st vs. Brown Bears (4:00 PM EST)
. Friday, November 13th vs. Harvard Crimson (7:00 PM EST)
. Saturday, November 14th vs. Dartmouth Big Green (4:00 PM EST)
. Wednesday, November 18th vs. Princeton Tigers (7:00 PM EST)

Additional events could be added to the broadcast schedule. Also, all Penn Sports Network football radio broadcasts will be available for Internet simulcast through both 'PSN Complete' packages and the 'PSN Lite' package.

To ensure the most reliable, highest quality video viewing experience on PennAthletics.com, please be aware of the following minimum system requirements outlined by web provider, Jump TV.

Minimum Windows Requirements
• Pentium III 1GHz or higher or equivalent AMD processor with a minimum of 512MB of memory.
• One of the following operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2
• Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or above, or Firefox 3 or above:
- IE: http://www.microsoft.com/ie
- Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com/firefox
• Macromedia Flash Player: http://www.adobe.com/products/flash/about/
• Internet connection bandwidth: 750 kbps (DSL/Cable or higher) minimum, or higher recommended.
• Free hard disk space: 300 MB
• Video adapter and monitor: Super VGA (1024x768) or higher.

Minimum Mac Requirements
• Intel Core Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor with a minimum of 512MB of memory
• Mac OS X 10.4.8+
• Macromedia Flash Player: http://www.adobe.com/products/flash/about/
• Firefox 3 or above: http://www.mozilla.com/firefox
• Internet connection bandwidth: 750 kbps (DSL/Cable or higher) minimum, or higher recommended.
• Free hard disk space: 300 MB
• Video adapter and monitor: Super VGA (1024x768) or higher.

Audio Capability
In order to hear the audio components of our films and animations, your computer must be equipped with a 16-bit or better sound card and speakers

Some types of firewalls may prevent viewing live events on the Penn Sports Network. Please consult the Firewall manufacturer or documentation for specific instructions on how to configure your firewall to allow multicast information through.