SOURCE: NeuLion, Inc.

NeuLion, Inc.

December 14, 2009 11:06 ET

TV-Desi Inks Deal With Geo Television Network as the First Distributor in Canada to Deliver Geo's Three Top Rated Channels

PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwire - December 14, 2009) - TV-Desi, a subsidiary of NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) and the leading provider of South Asian television programming in North America, is proud to be the first platform in Canada to launch Geo TV, Geo News and AAG TV.

TV-Desi welcomes Geo TV, Geo News and AAG TV to its diverse channel menu serving the Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi markets in the U.S. and Canada. These top rated channels, targeted for the Urdu speaking community, round out TV-Desi's package of channels for the Urdu audience in Canada.

Geo TV is the fastest growing TV Channel in Pakistan providing entertainment, variety, dramas, cooking shows and more. AAG TV is a leading 24-hour Pakistani youth channel. It offers a wide range of genres including music, sitcoms, and talk shows and has a firm grasp with a younger audience.

Geo News is an Urdu news channel, rated one the most popular news channels in Pakistan. It gives viewers around the clock coverage of the latest breaking news from Pakistan and all over the world including analysis of important business news, stock market coverage, discussion-oriented programs highlighting money matters and current affairs, documentaries and sports news.

"We are delighted to welcome the Geo Television channels to TV-Desi's platform. Being the first platform in Canada to offer these three channels is indicative of the direction of TV-Desi, our commitment to delivering high quality channels and our growth and support in the market. We are dedicated to delivering the most channels and choices to the South Asian community for the most affordable price," said Tracy Thompson-West, Chief Executive International Business, TV-Desi.

"Geo is very excited to partner with TV-Desi and to provide such a great platform for the delivery of our channels in Canada. TV-Desi is positioned perfectly to deliver a great line-up of Urdu channels to our target market and we are happy to be a part of TV-Desi's future success," said Baseem Baig Chagtai, Director of Operations for Geo TV.

TV-Desi comes to the marketplace through leading technology provider NeuLion. As an end-to-end turnkey service, NeuLion is the backbone of both the online and set-top-box services for TV-Desi and a number of other International partners. NeuLion delivers over 250 TV channels and 30,000+ hours of VOD over 40 languages to 20 ethnic clients.

To learn more about TV-Desi and the three new Geo TV channels available visit today.

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 and international television content partners including, in sports, the NHL, the NFL, NCAA Division I schools and conferences and, in respect to international television aggregators and networks, KyLinTV (Chinese), ABS-CBN (Filipino), Talfazat (Arabic), TV-Desi (South Asian) and faith- based partner Sky Angel (Christian). Customer/partner content can be viewed by way of Internet on PCs and on the television through the Company's IPTV set-top-box.

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