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Telstra’s GMN to distribute NHL

Telstra and the National Hockey League (NHL) have signed a five-year agreement to distribute up to 1,400 games per year to viewers around the world using Telstra’s Global Media Network (GMN). The deal will see Telstra deliver NHL games to rights-holders in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with plans to expand to other markets […]

February 2, 2022

Extreme Networks partners with NHL

Extreme Networks has announced a multi-year partnership with the National Hockey League to become the Official Wi-Fi Analytics Provider and an Official Wi-Fi Partner of the NHL. The NHL and Extreme will work together to create a more personalised and memorable gameday experience for fans. Several teams in the NHL currently leverage Extreme’s wired and […]

January 27, 2022

Russia: Yandex renews NHL rights

Yandex has entered into a multiyear renewal agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to continue to broadcast all regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs games in Russia through the 2023-24 season. As part of the deal, Yandex will deliver NHL games live and on-demand as part of its Yandex Plus subscription via the Kinopoisk […]

January 26, 2022

Survey: More viewers to watch Winter Olympics via highlights

Ahead of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, GWI, an audience insights company, surveyed a total of 10,266 consumers. Aged 16-64 across nine markets (UK, US, France, Germany, Italy, India, Brazil, Japan and China). The research, which used a mixture of GWI Zeitgeist from this month and GWI Sports datasets, revealed: Appetite for the Winter Olympics […]

January 25, 2022

NHL, Interwetten agree multiyear partnership

The National Hockey League (NHL) has welcomed Interwetten as an Official Partner of the NHL in Austria and Germany. Founded in Vienna, the online sports betting pioneer will leverage its NHL partnership to increase brand awareness, establish individualised entertainment experiences and provide secure betting products for fans. “As a reliable sports betting provider, we focus […]

January 25, 2022

Spain: Movistar+ scores NHL rights

The NHL (National Hockey League) will once again be available via Movistar+ in Spain.The platform has reached a multi-year deal for the rights to broadcast the US competition to its subscribers. Ice hockey fans will have weekly access to two of the best games on Movistar Deportes, with further options in the playoffs where, starting […]

January 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

FreeSports on Samsung TV Plus

Premier Media Broadcasting and Samsung have announced that FreeSports is now available on the Samsung TV Plus platform in the UK, where viewers can watch free live sports every day from around the world featuring football, cricket, motorsport, rugby union, rugby league, pool, ice hockey and more. The free, ad-supported service is available to all […]

December 9, 2021

ESPN+ adds KHL to hockey line-up

ESPN+ will stream more than 130 Kontinental Hockey League games this season, including all playoff and Gagarin Cup championship games, exclusively in the US on ESPN+. The KHL is the premier professional ice hockey league in Europe and Asia, with 23 teams based in Russia, Belarus, China, Finland, Latvia, and Kazakhstan. Throughout the season, ESPN+ […]

October 4, 2021

Sky Deutschland scores NHL rights

Sky Deutschland has secured the broadcasting rights to the National Hockey League (NHL) and will broadcast the North American ice hockey league live in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and South Tyrol in the 2021/22 through 2024/25 seasons. The new contract covers broadcasting rights across all distribution channels. With live broadcasts of around 300 games per […]

September 30, 2021

Pixellot partners with Hungarian Ice Hockey League for AI broadcast

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, and Magyar Jégkorong Szövetség- The Hungarian Hockey Federation, have teamed up to provide full coverage of all top league Hungarian ice hockey matches in the coming season. The deployment of Pixellot systems will augment the TV broadcasts of the Federation meaning that not only will […]

September 25, 2021