NeuLion and Eleven Sports Network today announced a new digital service partnership for sports fans spanning Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland, Singapore and Taiwan. ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK is a brand new global sports network dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The business agreement between NeuLion, the leading product and service provider in the broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand digital video content to Internet enabled devices, and Eleven Sports, creates a top-class new digital service offering. The Sports Techie community blog is sharing this launch in particular for our global readership and followers across Europe and Southeast Asia. The sports tech continuum of business alignments between sports technology companies such as NeuLion together with Eleven Sports Network is forever changing the future of the fan experience for the better.
Eleven Sports Network
Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK is a brand new global sports network dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. Initial launches include multiple channels across select domestic markets with each country receiving between 2,500 and 3,500 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The pay TV channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.
Eleven Sports recently transitioned from eversport.tv to the NeuLion Platform. On May 18, international fans are now able to stream LIVE and on demand premium sport content. In particular, the expanded Eleven Sports service enables mobile device, tablet or laptop carrying fans the online and as an app subscription option to watch the upcoming UEFA Euro 2016 final match in Milan between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, the Liga BBVA, and Formula 1, or the ongoing NBA playoffs Western and Eastern Conference playoff, and the NBA Finals.
“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.”
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 Premier League teams, Manchester United and Crystal Palace, via the ELEVEN SPORTS platform, either LIVE or by Catch Up the following day.
This summer, soccer fans in Singapore will have access to LIVE and EXCLUSIVE UEFA EURO 2016 action, with every match from the tournament available via the evolving 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.
NeuLion Digital Platform
Eleven Sports subscribers have the ability to use NeuLion’s advanced technological features immediately. Their unique Catch Up option gives users the chance to watch any LIVE sport, entertainment or programming on the network’s channels over the past 24 hours, ensuring each fan the power to never miss a moment of action no matter the time zone or connection speeds.
NeuLion Video On Demand (VOD) gives Eleven Sports viewers the opportunity to stream clips and short form highlights of the best plays and in-game strategy, complete with pause and rewind LIVE coverage of the most compelling sporting events worldwide.
“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.”
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers solutions that power the highest quality digital experiences for live and on-demand content up to 4K on any device. Through its end-to-end technology platform, NeuLion enables digital content management, distribution and monetization for content owners worldwide including the NFL, NBA, World Surf League, Univision Deportes, Euroleague Basketball and others. With the recent acquisition of DivX, LLC, NeuLion also operates a robust consumer electronics licensing business that has enabled over 1 billion devices worldwide with secure, high-quality video playback, and delivers a DivX consumer software offering that has been downloaded over 1 billion times. NeuLion’s customers include major sports, entertainment and global content companies as well as major consumer electronics manufacturers and software companies. NeuLion is headquartered in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.NeuLion.com.
Sports Techie, as the sports world continues its warp drive towards enhanced digital platforms, NeuLion is leading the way towards modernization, monetization and distribution for partners like Eleven Sports Network and their subscribers across Europe and Asia.
Enjoy the sports tech upgrade at Eleven Sports thanks to NeuLion.
See y’all later in Seattle, Atlanta and around the world.
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