Super Bowl 2012 to have free live streaming

(Photo: CNN)
(Photo: CNN)

ARLINGTON, TX (CNN) - The Super Bowl and some post-season NFL games will be available online for sports fans on the go in 2012.

For the first time, the games will be streamed through the league's mobile apps on Verizon phones and on or Watching online is free of charge although mobile football fans must subscribe to Verizon Video to watch the games.

Playoffs for the Super Bowl start Jan. 7, 2012. The big game itself is scheduled for Feb. 5, 2012 in Indianapolis.

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