PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading Internet video technology provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, has announced Sky Angel 2.0 and FAVE TV(SM) as Sky Angel's newest web-based services. Sky Angel 2.0 and FAVE were created with conservative family values in mind and provide a TV alternative that includes select channels that understand and cater to those family values.
Sky Angel TV is America's premier faith and family television provider and also serves conservative Christian audiences worldwide. Subscribers gain access to over 50 faith-driven TV and radio channels through NeuLion's proprietary set-top-box in the U.S. and over 35 faith-based TV and radio channels worldwide on PC and iPad®. Utilizing NeuLion's leading technology, Sky Angel 2.0 is the exciting next step in Sky Angel's evolution and features:
- 48-Hour Playback (on all faith-based channels)
- Detailed on-screen program information
- Easy channel programming, searching and more
Sky Angel 2.0 gives families a best-in-class viewing experience delivered over the Internet and will soon be available through other devices.
In addition, Sky Angel's newest television service, FAVE (Family and Values Entertainment), is a cable and satellite alternative that offers an extensive list of mainstream, family-friendly content including many top-tier sports channels such as the MLB Network and NFL Network. The delivery of the NFL Network makes FAVE the first over-the-top content provider to air a mainstream linear TV channel in HD. FAVE has more variety of outdoor sports entertainment in a basic package than any other provider in the market today.
"As a company that caters to conservative family values, it's important to remain cutting-edge so we can always give our customers the absolute best in family-friendly entertainment," said Rob Johnson, CEO of Sky Angel. "Working with NeuLion helps ensure we are giving our audience a best-in-class digital experience as well as building and maintaining strong family values. Giving our faith customers access on PC and iPad®, along with all of the interactive features accompanying them, complements Sky Angel's vision of serving our customers no matter where they are."
NeuLion is the technology leader in creating dynamic solutions that remain on the cutting edge of the television industry. Trusted by the world's top players including NFL, NHL, NBA, UFC and more, NeuLion continues to grow its partnerships and provide innovative, high quality, interactive experiences that are proven to increase viewer engagement and drive new revenue.
"With the upgrade to Sky Angel 2.0 and the introduction of FAVE TV(SM), NeuLion is furthering Sky Angel's mission and bringing a wide range of content to viewers over-the-top," said Chris Wagner, executive vice president of NeuLion. "NeuLion's TV Everywhere platform connects viewers on all Internet-enabled devices and creates a unique digital destination with numerous interactive features."
Founded in 2000, NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers the true end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device. NeuLion enables content owners and distributors, cable operators and telecommunications companies to capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing video content on PCs, smartphones, iPads and other similar devices. NeuLion's customers include major entertainment, sports, global content and news companies. NeuLion is based in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.neulion.com.
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