Univision Deportes, NeuLion Strike Partnership In Advance of World Cup
NeuLion, Inc. signed a multi-year partnership with Univision Deportes, an integrated 360-degree sports experience through broadcast and cable, radio, digital and social media platforms, to build, deliver and enhance their innovative digital multi-screen experience. Through the partnership, NeuLion delivers authenticated live content for Univision Deportes with must have consumer interactive features including real-time live highlights, stats, schedules, news, rosters and more for an unparalleled TV Everywhere experience.
The new partnership adds yet another major rights holder that has chosen NeuLion to deliver a best-in-class experience that includes all live content delivered by Univision Deportes — including Univision Deportes coverage of the FIFA 2014 World Cup. Univision Deportes joins the ranks of other NeuLion partners including the NHL, NFL, NBA, UFC, Participant Media, Rogers Media and more who all trust NeuLion to deliver their mission critical live content to a worldwide audience. NeuLion and its partners work together to remain at the forefront of TV Everywhere; continuously providing and growing their digital businesses through interactive, social and personalized experiences.
“We are excited to partner with Univision Deportes, the number one Spanish-language sports brand that boasts fantastic content, which when coupled with our NeuLion TV Everywhere Platform will be second-to-none,” said Chris Wagner, EVP at NeuLion. “Nobody else delivers interactive digital experiences to fans like we do and Univision recognizes that it’s all about the experience. The all new digital experience could not come at a better time as Univision gets ready for the FIFA World Cup.”
The NeuLion TV Everywhere Platform, a full service end-to-end suite of video management, distribution and monetization tools, enables Univision Deportes to give viewers yet another way to connect to their content through Univision pay TV affiliates. The seamless authentication across multiple devices quickly and easily allows viewers to sign-in and choose how and what they want to watch. More than just video, adding the integration of live stats, real-time highlights, DVR controls such as slow motion viewing, instant replay, and social media feeds creates a highly engaging, unique experience anywhere Univision’s users want it.
“NeuLion is a leader in live sports delivery and Univision is the home for the most expansive coverage of the FIFA World Cup, as well as all the best soccer, and much more,” said Kevin Conroy, president, Digital and Enterprise Development of Univision Communications, Inc. “Together we provide fans with complete, personalized access to our exclusive content in the palm of their hands.”