Starting 2018 with a Bang!

Tech Features

We may only be a few months into 2018, but NeuLion has already been making headlines around the world – picking up a variety of awards from across the sports, media, entertainment and digital industries. We feel honored to have received so much praise on behalf of the work we do with our partners and customers, and wanted to share some of the recognition with you below.

Cablefax Digital & Tech Awards

Winner: R&D Team of the Year for NFL Game Pass 2017/18

Last season was a significant milestone for NFL Game Pass International, the league’s OTT subscription product outside of the United States. NeuLion collaborated with the NFL to redesign the Game Pass experience for fans, developing enhanced personalization and recommendation services to make football fans feel like the product was created just for them.

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OTTA Awards

Winner: OTT Product of the Year, NeuLion Digital Platform

2017 saw NeuLion deliver over 63,000 live-streamed events, including games from more than 30 different sports. By increasing the amount and variety of sports and entertainment content available to consumers, helping content owners deliver fun, interactive viewing experiences to fans, and pioneering new ways for content owners to make money with OTT services, the NeuLion Digital Platform was a no-brainer for this honor!

Univision NOW, one of many sports and entertainment services launched or upgraded by NeuLion last year

Broadcasting & Cable Digital All Stars

Winner: Chris Wagner, NeuLion Co-Founder and Executive Vice President

NeuLion’s Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Chris Wagner was honored by B&C for his work guiding the largest brands in the sports and entertainment industry – the NFL, NBA, UFC, National Geographic and others – with their direct-to-consumer streaming ventures. His work with these companies has helped establish NeuLion as the de-facto leader in video streaming and garnered the company a reputation for delivering consistent, high quality video, while helping content owners create engaging, personalized experiences for viewers. Congrats Chris!

Awards at NAB Show 2018

Winner: IABM Broadcast & Media Awards (Consume Category) & NewBay Media Best of Show

The 2018 NAB Show saw us take home two awards for the NeuLion Digital Platform’s Advanced Mobile Experience, highlighting work we did with the NBA to enhance the NBA League Pass International experience on mobile devices.

The IABM judges summed up our victory nicely: “Excellent focus on the mobile market. This is the main viewing screen for millennials. Complete solution giving broadcasters the tool to deliver an excellent experience on mobile devices. This is key to watching more video and sports on mobile devices. Interactive graphics / data visualization, video adaptation on smaller screens, recommendations, offline viewing make it a clear winner.”

New interactive graphics for NBA League Pass International on mobile devices