PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwired - November 10, 2016) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading technology product and service provider that specializes in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices, today announced that in collaboration with UFC®, will provide fight fans with the option of streaming UFC® 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR in HD or 4K.
UFC® 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR is shaping up to be one of the biggest events in history and will mark the global brands first-ever visit to New York and Madison Square Garden, The World's Most Famous Arena, on Saturday, November 12.
Powered by NeuLion, UFC.TV will provide fight fans with a "UFC 205 digital ticket," offering live and on-demand Pay-Per-View access to all of the exciting UFC action, in up to 4K. Fans with a 2015 and/or 2016 Sony HDR Ultra HD television set anywhere in the world outside of China who have downloaded the UFC app from Google Play, will also be able to watch UFC® 206, set for Saturday, December 10 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 4K. This is all delivered using the NeuLion Digital Platform, 4K encoder and the NeuLion CE SDK.
"With Super Bowl-like ticket prices, the anticipation for UFC 205 in New York is fantastic," said NeuLion President and CEO, Roy Reichbach. "We are excited to be a part of such a historic event and give fans outside the arena the ability to watch the action live in stunning 4K quality. This event is another milestone for us as we continue to build momentum delivering the best fan experience and driving 4K content availability worldwide."
The NeuLion Digital Platform is an end-to-end platform facilitating the streaming of high-quality content up to 4K, for premium sports and entertainment brand worldwide including the NFL, NBA, UFC, WSL, Univision, Tribeca and others. NeuLion sees accelerating momentum with its partners to deliver the best fan experience with 4K being very important.
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers solutions that power the highest quality digital experiences for live and on-demand content in up to 4K on any device. Through its end-to-end technology platform, NeuLion enables digital video management, distribution and monetization for content owners worldwide including the NFL, NBA, World Surf League, Univision Deportes, Euroleague Basketball and others. NeuLion powers the entire video ecosystem for content owners and rights holders, consumer electronic companies, and third party video integrators through its MainConcept business. NeuLion's robust consumer electronics licensing business enables its customers like Sony, LG, Samsung and other to stream secure, high-quality video seamlessly across their consumer devices. NeuLion is headquartered in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.NeuLion.com.
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