NeuLion Selected to Power Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE
PLAINVIEW, N.Y., November 14, 2014 – NeuLion, Inc, the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet connected devices, was selected by Rogers Communications to power Rogers™ NHL GameCentre LIVE™ and maintain the delivery of the service to fans throughout Canada for the 2014/15 season.
The NeuLion Sports Platform, a full service end-to-end suite of video management, distribution and monetization tools, now enables Rogers to give its subscribers yet another way to connect to their favorite hockey content. Rogers™ NHL GameCentre LIVE™ makes it easier than ever for hockey fans throughout Canada to watch their favorite team, delivering more than 1,000 live national, in and out-of-market regular season games, the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®, the 2015 NHL All-Star Game™ and the 2015 Stanley Cup® Playoffs on multiple devices.
In addition to the live games, enabled by the NeuLion Sports Platform, Rogers customers have exclusive access to GamePlus, an experience within Rogers™ NHL GameCentre LIVE™, that includes innovative camera feeds, multi-angle replays and more. The NeuLion Sports Platform, seamlessly brings together up to seven different camera feeds, syncs them, encodes them in multiple formats and delivers them to viewers in an interactive, user-friendly experience.
“Mobile video use is exploding throughout Canada with sports leading the charge as roughly half of Canadian households now have a tablet and over 83% of Canadians own a mobile phone,” said Chris Wagner, EVP at NeuLion.
“Using the NeuLion Sports Platform, Rogers™ NHL GameCentre LIVE™ provides choice, convenience and control of how, when and where fans access hockey, giving them even more access to all their favorite teams’ games anytime, anywhere.”
Rogers also chose NeuLion to power digital experiences for its professional sports rights for NFL Sunday Ticket on Rogers Anyplace TV.
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers the true end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices. NeuLion enables content owners and distributors, cable operators and telecommunications companies to capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing video content on PCs, smartphones, iPads and other similar devices. NeuLion’s customers include major entertainment, sports, global content and news companies. NeuLion is based in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.neulion.com.