The ECHL has partnered with NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, to create a new digital service for all live and on-demand ECHL games. The service will be available on multiple devices, including PCs and iOS devices.
“We are focused on giving our dedicated fans base the best experience,” said ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna. “By partnering with a leader like NeuLion, the new service will give our fans a brand new digital destination to access to all our live and archived games anytime, anywhere.”
“We are excited to partner with the ECHL,” said Chris Wagner, EVP of NeuLion. “As a proven leader in delivering live sporting events to multiple devices, we are proud to add the ECHL as a partner and provide their fans with an incredible digital product for the upcoming season.”
The new service will launch in October for the start of the 2014-15 season.
About the ECHL
Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 21 teams in 14 states for its 27th season in 2014-15. Over 540 players who have started their career in the ECHL have gone on to play in the National Hockey League, including 29 who made their NHL debuts in the 2013-14 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 26 of the 30 NHL teams in 2013-14, marking the 17th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com, as well as on Twitter and Facebook.
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers the true end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device. 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.