NeuLion scores DirecTV regional sports deal

DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV) Sports Network has chosen multiplatform broadcast technology company NeuLion's digital platform to power the newly launched websites for its three regional sports channels at Rootsports.com

The interactive websites include on demand sports video content for the newly rebranded Root Sports television networks. Root Sports broadcasts sporting events from more than 25 teams and conferences through exclusive programming and distribution partnerships to more than 8.7 million viewers across 18 states.

In addition to the newly redesigned websites, NeuLion's content management system gives Root Sports control of the sites' content so that the regional sites can be quickly updated with articles, videos, advertising, promotions and rich media. 

"With NeuLion's service and technology, we've built online platforms and websites so Root Sports can focus on giving their teams' fans the unique, dynamic sports content that they crave," said Marc Sokol, marketing and business development EVP at NeuLion.

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