SOURCE: NeuLion, Inc.

NeuLion, Inc.

March 23, 2010 10:03 ET

NeuLion Named 2010 Sports Business Award Nominee for Best in Sports Technology

NeuLion and Its Partners Well Represented on Award Nominee List

PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwire - March 23, 2010) -  Leading IPTV service provider NeuLion (TSX: NLN) has been named a 2010 nominee for Best in Sports Technology by SportsBusiness Journal.

The Sports Business Awards were established by SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily to celebrate and recognize the leaders, visionaries and companies that personify excellence in the business of sports. The 2010 nominees are recognized for outstanding achievement for the period of January 1, 2009 to February 28, 2010.

Other NeuLion Partners also fared well on this year's nomination list including: the National Hockey League, National Football League, ESPN, Professional Bull Riders, Boise State University and Ohio State University all of which use NeuLion's Platform to support their digital business. 

"It's an honor to be nominated and recognized in our industry for delivering a technology that serves sports teams, leagues and their fans around the world," said Nancy Li, CEO of NeuLion. 

The Best in Sports Technology category focuses on applications, developments and technological enhancements that demonstrate innovation and excellence and are used by sports organizations to enhance the consumer experience.

This is the second consecutive year NeuLion has been nominated for Best in Sports Technology. The winners will be announced at the Sports Business Awards ceremony on May 20th in New York City.

About NeuLion
Based in Plainview, NY, Sanford, Florida and Toronto, Ontario, NeuLion (TSX: NLN) works with content partners to develop end-to-end solutions for multimedia IPTV services. The NeuLion IPTV Platform encodes, delivers, stores and manages an unlimited range of multimedia content and the Operational Support System (OSS) maintains all billing and customer support services. Content partners are responsible for content aggregation and the sales and marketing for the individual IPTV service. The Company ranks as a world leader in customer/partner relationships with sports, international and specialty television content partners including, in sports, the NHL, the NFL, NCAA Division I schools and conferences and, in respect to international and specialty television aggregators and networks, KyLinTV (Chinese), ABS-CBN (Filipino), Talfazat (Arabic), TV-Desi (South Asian) and Sky Angel (Christian). Customer/partner content can be viewed by way of the Internet on PCs and mobile devices and on the television through the Company's IPTV set top box.

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements herein are forward-looking statements and represent NeuLion's current intentions in respect of future activities. These statements, in addressing future events and conditions, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements can by identified by the use of the words "will," "expect," "seek," "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," and "intend" and statements that an event or result "may," "will," "can," "should," "could," or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve significant risk, uncertainties and assumptions. These factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure readers that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law. Many factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. A more detailed assessment of the risks that could cause actual results to materially differ from current expectations is contained in the Company's most recent annual MD&A filed on www.sedar.com as well as in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's most recent annual report on Form 10-K filed on www.sedar.com and available on www.sec.gov.

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