The NRL LIVE 2013 App, downloaded by more than 800,000 Rugby League fans, has been recognised as the best sports app in Australia at the 2013 Australian Mobile Awards in Sydney.
The big win caps a huge year online for the NRL and digital partner Telstra, with NRL LIVE 2013 App’s ability to broadcast live matches to fans playing a major part in it beating out a host of top sports apps consumed across Apple iOS and Android devices.
"This has been the first year of a five-year digital roadmap with the NRL and this win is a real indication we’re heading in the right direction."
“The NRL Live 2013 App is all about Telstra and the NRL engaging with fans and bringing them closer to the game they love,” Telstra Director Digital Media and Content Adam Good said on Monday.
“Tuning in to live matches on your smartphone or tablet is great fun, and it’s an innovation we’re proud to be able to offer Rugby League fans.
“This has been the first year of a five-year digital roadmap with the NRL and this win is a real indication we’re heading in the right direction.”
NRL LIVE 2013 App – the official App of the National Rugby League – is packed with a host of free features, including Live Scores, Radio, Commentary, Full Match Replay and Highlight Videos, News, Match Previews and Reports, and Ladders.
For a weekly, monthly or annual subscription fee, fans can view every Telstra NRL Premiership game live each week on their Apple or Android smartphones and tablets.
Stay tuned to the NRL Live 2013 App for all the latest Rugby League news and updates in the lead-up to live-streaming of games in the 2014 NRL season.