SOURCE: NeuLion, Inc.

NeuLion, Inc.

March 31, 2016 07:30 ET

MEDIAPRO Partners With NeuLion for Live 4K Streaming Event

The "Classico" La Liga Football Match Between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Goes Over-the-Top in Stunning Ultra HD 4K Resolution

PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwired - March 31, 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, and MEDIAPRO today announced its live 4K delivery partnership for the upcoming match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, taking place at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday the 2nd of April at 20h30, to Sony 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs.

MEDIAPRO is part of the IMAGINA Group, which comprises over 60 companies including production and post-production with MEDIAPRO and broadcasting with Overon, both companies lead Spain in the acquisition and management of sports rights and are leading players in sports broadcasting throughout Europe. IMAGINA technical production and technical services represent one of the largest companies in Spain.

The event will be streamed live in 4K by leveraging the NeuLion® Digital Platform and delivered over-the-top (OTT) to Sony 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs that have integrated the NeuLion 4K Streaming SDK for viewing at various locations including Camp Nou Stadium, MEDIAPRO / Overon offices in Barcelona and Madrid, and NeuLion Offices in the United States. The live event, produced by MEDIAPRO and Overon and delivered by NeuLion, is being streamed in advance of the launch of a new Overon 4K app that will be made available for select 4K devices in the coming months.

The NeuLion® Digital Platform is an end-to-end platform providing licensed components from content ingestion, encoding and management to content security, monetization and monitoring that together streamline the content delivery process. The platform facilitates the streaming and sharing of high-quality content up to Ultra HD/4K, including premium sports and entertainment content.

"Streaming the 'Classico' soccer match live in 4K for the first time, is a new milestone, in a series of firsts that NeuLion has achieved, as we lead the momentum in the end-to-end delivery of live 4K sports to internet connected devices," said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of NeuLion. "We are very excited to have the opportunity to partner with MEDIAPRO and Overon. Together and over the coming months, we expect to continue to deliver great compelling experiences to sports fans."

"What makes 4K so exciting is that it significantly enhances the experience for our fans in Spain," said Emili Planas, CTO of MEDIAPRO. "Fans continue to ask for ways to get closer to the match and the field of play, and with 4K, that experience feels like you are sitting in the stadium. With NeuLion we will bring 4K to our fans anywhere in the world and be the leaders in the production and delivery of 4K events."

About NeuLion
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. NeuLion also operates a robust consumer electronics licensing business that has enabled over 1 billion devices worldwide with secure, high-quality video streaming, 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

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