College Network and Brand Thunder Partner for University Browser Themes

Sept. 8, 2010

CARLSBAD, Calif - College Network, a leading provider of web sites for college athletics programs, and Brand Thunder LLC, announced an agreement to bring interactive browser themes for Firefox and Internet Explorer to approximately 60 colleges, universities and conferences.

Alumni, students and sports fans alike can now tailor their online experience with a unique browser theme featuring their favorite school or conference. Each browser theme offers a multimedia sidebar of the latest athletics news, a toolbar for accessing content like videos and a commerce portal for school apparel and event tickets. The browsers will also feature connections to social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter.

Brand Thunder's browser themes are free and interactive customizations with toolbars, sidebars and commerce portals. College Network will provide the school branding, athletic content and previews.

About College Network College Network is the leader in the production, management and hosting of official athletic websites, e-commerce solutions, streaming products and mobile services for colleges and universities across the United States. CBS College Sports currently produces a network of approximately 130 official athletic sites for schools including the University of Notre Dame (, University of Alabama (, Florida State Univeristy (, and the University of Southern California ( College Network is a unit of CBS Interactive, the best online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 200 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is the 8th largest Web property globally and the 5th largest Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,,, GameSpot,, BNET, CBS RADIO and, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and business.