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October 14, 2009

HRTV and NeuLion Debut New Service Dedicated to Horse Racing

By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributor

HRTV and NeuLion (News - Alert) have commenced a new service that is dedicated to the sport and lifestyle of horse racing.
Horse racing fans are now entitled to unlimited access to HRTV’ live racing competitions and original programming. HRTV brings live racing from over 70 tracks from across the country and around the world and viewers can enjoy them online via a uniquely branded video portal.
HRTV is a 24-hour, television-based multimedia network dedicated to the “Sport of Kings,” horseracing, as well as other entertaining equestrian events. NeuLion is a service provider of live and on demand sports and international programming.
HRTV has stated that they have partnered with NeuLion to design a platform that will benefit horse fans across the globe and ensure that the great sport of horse racing is well-positioned as the digital future unfolds. As trends toward convergence continue to unfold and their distribution partners seek creative strategies to leverage content across all devices, HRTV and HRTV.com are now well-positioned to play a meaningful role in the emerging world of broadband video.
NeuLion has stated that they build custom interactive web and video portals that feature high-end edge video player technology and an unparalleled suite of interface features to engage and monetize viewers. Using the internet and all of the available browsers, NeuLion can stream live events, TV channels and video on demand that are capable enhancing the viewing experience.
NeuLion has claimed that the launch of HRTV’s video portal strengthens their presence as an industry leader and they are pleased to provide the technology solution and turnkey service to keep HRTV at the forefront.
HRTV has stated that subscription rates to the state-of-the-art broadband offering are: $9.99 per month, $49.99 for six months or $89.99 for 12 months. As part of introductory offer, subscribers may sign-up for an annual subscription prior to this year-end and receive a year’s subscription for only $49.99.
Recently American Hockey League and NeuLion launched second season of AHL Live and NeuLion unveiled new IPTV (News - Alert) HD television box.

Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison