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Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Super Bowl will be streamed live online and to mobile phones

Madonna’s halftime show will be streamed online and to mobile phones. (SRDJAN ILIC / AP)
Stuck working during the Super Bowl on Feb. 5? For the first time, that won’t be a big problem. The game will now be portable with streaming online and to mobile phones.

NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis will be available on NFL and NBC websites and on NFL Verizon’s NFL Mobile app. So, too, will wild-card Saturday Jan. 7 and the Pro Bowl on Jan. 29. Added camera angles, highlights and live stats will be included, according to the Associated Press. “Sunday Night Football” games already are streamed.

Last year’s Super Bowl, in which the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, drew 111 million viewers. The game traditionally is, year in and year out, the most-watched TV show.

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