Text Us: 870870
Studio: (504)260.1870
Toll Free: (866)889.0870
A   A   A
 Follow 
Share

FAQ: Streaming Saints games live on WWL.com



 
WWL, your flagship station of the Saints Radio Network, reminds you that you can now listen to Saints games LIVE on your computer at WWL.com

You'll be able to hear every exciting play-by-play from Jim Henderson and Hokie Gajan, as well as all of our pre-game and post-game coverage. 

We talked with our web/digital gurus Scott Colomb and Ian Hoch about what this means, how it works, and if there are any limitations:

Q:  Can I get the game on my mobile phone / smartphone / WWL iPhone or Android app?

A: No - You'll only be able to hear the Saints game stream on WWL.com on a desktop or laptop computer. This is an important point: Unfortunately, we only have the right to carry the games on our regular WWL.com stream for desktops and laptop computers.  Another company already holds the rights to stream audio of NFL games to apps and smartphones.  That means we will not be able to offer the Saints game via the WWL.com stream on any mobile phone, on the iPhone app, or on any other type of mobile device. Sorry about that! 

Q:  Yeah, but I wanted to be able to listen to the game on my smart phone inside the Superdome.

A: We've got a much better solution:  Bring a radio! Inside the Superdome, we have a separate transmitter and antenna that broadcasts the game LIVE on 105.3 FM.  And, we mean LIVE, with zero delay.  Even if you could listen to our game stream on your smart phone, there is a very long delay on the stream.  Bringing a small FM radio with headphones will let you hear Jim & Hokie call the game as it happens. 

Q:  Is there any charge to listen to Saints games on WWL.com?   

A:  No, it's completely free, and you don't need to sign up for anything, either. However, although we do not charge to stream on game day (or any other day,) you should note that running a live audio stream on your computer does count as data usage on your internet plan. You may want to check with your internet service provider if you think streaming several hours a week could make an impact on your data usage limitations with your particular internet provider.

Q:   Can I listen to the games at WWL.com if I'm out of state or out of country?

A:  Yes, absolutely. In fact, that's one of the main reasons we wanted to stream the games on WWL.com. There are no restrictions on where you can listen to the game online. We're particularly happy that this will make the "home-town call" of Saints games available for free to thousands of Who Dats in the military, deployed around the country and around the globe.  

Q:  Will the audio on the web stream be in sync with the TV?

A:  Not exactly. When we send our Saints broadcast from Jim & Hokie to computer servers that redistribute the audio to thousands of  WWL.com listeners, it requires massive "buffering" of the audio to ensure that everyone can hear the game.  That process does result in a significant delay between what you see on TV and what you hear on WWL.com.  If you have a DVR, however, you could also pause your video to let the streaming audio "catch up," and then you'll be in sync!

READ MORE: How to sync up Saints Radio with your TV

Got a question we didn't address here? Email us.

 
 

Filed Under :  
Topics : Technology_Internet
Social :
Locations : New Orleans
People : Hokie GajanJay ViseJim HendersonScott Colomb
A   A   A
 Follow 
Share
Deke's Blog
Deke: Saints at Browns is bigger game than most people think
New Orleans Saints (0-1) vs Cleveland Browns (0-1) Sunday, September 14 First Energy Stadium, Cleveland Ohio Kickoff 12pm Series History: Cleveland leads the series 12-4 over New Orleans Last week: Atlanta beat New Orleans 37-34 in OT and...
Read More
Deke: NFL Top Ten, week two
"Bow Down When you Come to My Town" was once a hot tune by Westside Connection in the 90's, and it came to mind last Thursday night when I drove home and was listening to a beat-down in Seattle. I've seen a bunch of beat downs, but rarely one as...
Read More
Deke: Saints didn't do what they said they needed to do
First of all, there are 16 weeks and 15 games remaining in the 2014 NFL Season. No team has ever locked up or been eliminated from anything after the first week of the season. After all, this is not college football. I turned 43 last month, and over...
Read More
Deke: CFB Top Ten, week three
It's my top 10 and I'll rank'em how I want to! FSU has not impressed me at all, college football will soon be going to big games all the time. And the Big Ten is done after just two weeks of the 2014 season. Only way Big Ten gets back in the national...
Read More
Deke: Saints at Falcons will probably be a close one
New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons Sunday September 7, 2013 Noon Kickoff Georgia Dome Series History: The Falcons lead the all-time series 47-44 against the Saints. New Orleans swept the Falcons last season. The Preseason: New Orleans was...
Read More
Hokie's Blog
Bobby's Blog
Kristian's Blog
Kristian: Rob Ryan guarantees Saints D will be better this week
Defensive Coordinator: Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan didn't sugar coat his defense's performance last week today when he spoke to the media. "You have to obviously fix something, when you give up that many points and that many yards. It's...
Read More
Kristian: Payton blows off Goodell, says "our focus is on Cleveland"
No-Goodell: Saints coach Sean Payton would have every right to lash out and pile on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell following the Ray Rice video debacle that has swept the league since Monday. "Our focus has really been on Cleveland," he said, stopping...
Read More
Kristian: Saints were all about tackling today
Tackling: That singular word came up several times today in the locker room in discussions with the players and Coach Sean Payton. "Tackle!" "Tackle!" "Tackle!" Cornerback Keenan Lewis said it several times when asked a question, regardless of the...
Read More
Kristian: Saints humbled after loss to Falcons
Humbled: The Saints were left scratching their heads after losing to Atlanta in the season opener yesterday in the Georgia Dome. "Last year was last year, it's a new year. We're not panicking, but we have a little sense of urgency," explained...
Read More
Kristian: Saints are ready for the Falcons
Kick-off: We're just 48 hours away from kick off between the Saints and Falcons in week 1 of the season in Atlanta. "I think we've got a team that is figuring out what we're doing and we have to play like we want to be perfect," said defensive end...
Read More
Saints vs Vikings

Team News
Saints Schedule
Team Leaders
Division Standings
NFC Standings
ADVERTISEMENT

FACEBOOK

1 Thing

Contact Us

Contests

WWL iPhone App

Powered By InterTech Media, LLC™