Sunnyvale, Calif. and Santa Clara, Calif. — Sept. 13, 2006 — Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), a leading global Internet company, and Intel Corporation today announced the kick off of Yahoo! Sports for TV, a new service that brings the excitement and camaraderie of fantasy football to TVs connected to IntelÂ® Viiv™ technology-based PCs this football season. Consumers with entertainment PCs based on Intel Viiv technology can now get real-time updates on their fantasy football team while watching live games — all on a single TV screen.
“Together, Yahoo! and Intel have created the ultimate experience for fantasy football fans this season,” said Marco Boerries, senior vice president, connected life, Yahoo!. “We are creating truly innovative ways for fans to use the popular, interactive features of Yahoo! Sports on their TV though Intel Viiv technology, which delivers the best consumer PC experience for in-home entertainment.”