ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK PARTNERS WITH NEULION TO LAUNCH TOP-CLASS NEW DIGITAL SERVICE
PLAINVIEW, NY (May 18, 2016) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand digital video content to Internet-enabled devices, today announced a new multi-year agreement with ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK, and is proud to announce the launch of a new digital service for all sports fans in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore and Taiwan.
From 18 May, fans can access LIVE and on demand premium sports content such as UEFA EURO 2016, Liga BBVA, Formula 1® or NBA, anytime, anywhere on their tablet, mobile or laptop devices via the fresh and expanded ELEVEN SPORTS service, available via subscription both online and as an app.
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Powered by the NeuLion® Digital Platform, ELEVEN SPORTS subscribers can enjoy new features including a Catch Up option, allowing them to watch any LIVE sport or programming shown on the network's channels in the past 24 hours, meaning they should never miss a moment of exhilarating action, no matter what time zone they are in.
This is complemented by Video On Demand (VOD), providing viewers with the flexibility to watch clips and short form highlights of the very best action whenever they like, and the additional functionality to pause and rewind LIVE coverage of the biggest sports events from around the world.
“We are extremely excited to launch our new ELEVEN SPORTS digital service at a time when fans continue to look for the best and most convenient ways to watch sport,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK. “Working with NeuLion has enabled us to offer viewers a best in class service which we are sure they will be delighted with. Our fantastic range of world-class sports deserves to be showcased on a platform like this and enjoyed by as many people as possible.”
“Our experience and expertise delivering live sports throughout Europe and Asia for big brands including the NFL, NBA, UFC and others has allowed us to continue to land fantastic new partners,” says Kanaan Jemili, CEO, NeuLion. “We are excited to team up with ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK and give their fans an enhanced digital experience delivering great content on multiple devices.”
Launched ahead of this weekend's Emirates FA Cup Final on Saturday 21 May, all football fans in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore and Taiwan can enjoy EXCLUSIVE coverage of the clash between Manchester United and Crystal Palace via the ELEVEN SPORTS platform, either LIVE or by Catch Up the following day.
This summer, football fans in Singapore will be treated to LIVE and EXCLUSIVE UEFA EURO 2016 action, with every match from the tournament available via the ELEVEN SPORTS service.
Subscribers in Poland can follow every race from the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship™ and football from the world's leading pre-season club competition, the International Champions Cup, this summer, while fans in Belgium can catch action from the NBA Finals and viewers in Taiwan can enjoy tennis from the ATP 250 Tour.
Depending on the country, subscribers will additionally have access to football from top leagues and cup competitions including Spanish Liga BBVA, Italian Serie A TIM, Emirates FA Cup, Capital One Cup and English Football League, French Ligue 1, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Scottish Professional Football League and 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia CONMEBOL qualifiers, as well as British Speedway, Velux EHF Champions League handball, kickboxing, MMA, badminton, table tennis and cycling events from around the world.
The ELEVEN SPORTS service offers flexible pricing options to fans in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore and Taiwan, and is available online or as an app that can be downloaded from Google Play. The app is already available on the App Store in Belgium, Luxembourg and Singapore, with imminent availability in Poland and Taiwan.