FEI TV Revamps for New Era With NeuLion
FEI TV has a brand new look and improved functionalities, with users now able to watch top equestrian competition action anytime, anywhere both live and on replay. The FEI has partnered with NeuLion, a global provider of digital live and on-demand sports content, to bring a fully redesigned user experience online at www.fei.tv and on mobile through the new FEI TV app. The new service now offers users the opportunity to replay all content.
The new service is available right away, with live action from tomorrow (May 4), as four exciting days of top 4* Eventing FEI Classics action kicks off at Badminton (GBR), with coverage of the first day of Dressage from 10:30 CEST. And there’s live Jumping coverage on Friday (May 5) as top teams contest the Austrian leg of the FEI Nations Cup Jumping in Linz-Ebelsberg, with coverage starting at 15:40 CEST and the Mexican leg from Coapexpan, which starts at 20:30 CEST.
Team Germany’s thrilling victory at the FEI Nations Cup Jumping Division 1 opener in Lummen (BEL) is now available to watch on replay, along with Michael Jung and FischerRocana’s fabulous three-peat at the FEI Classics leg in Kentucky (USA).
FEI TV broadcasts live competition action from around 100 events annually across the globe. These include the FEI’s most important and prestigious series and championships – FEI World Equestrian Games, FEI Nations Cup Jumping, FEI World Cup Jumping, Dressage, Vaulting and Driving, FEI Nations Cup Dressage and Eventing, plus coverage of the FEI Classics in Eventing and world and major championships across the disciplines.
In addition to live coverage of the top equestrian events, the channel offers an extensive range of additional competition coverage, interviews and features, presenting equestrian stories from around the globe, exclusive behind-the-scenes access, plus on-demand coverage. An extensive library of archive material will also be made available in the coming months.
NeuLion is a leading provider of sports and entertainment internet television across the globe, and provide online broadcasting and TVE solutions to many other sporting operations including the NBA, NFL and UFC. The newly designed FEI TV is powered by the NeuLion Digital Platform, a complete, fully managed digital video platform delivering content worldwide in the highest quality in up to 4K Ultra HD.
“We’re very happy to be relaunching FEI TV, the ‘go to’ television destination for fans of equestrian sport, and now viewers will be also able to watch everything wherever and whenever it’s convenient,” FEI Marketing Director Ralph Straus says. “NeuLion are industry leaders in this field and deliver the quality service that our audiences and fans deserve, so we’re excited to be partnering with them, and further enhance our product offering.”
NeuLion CEO Roy Reichbach says: “It’s great to be working with FEI TV as we continue our company’s expansion in Europe. Equestrian is a new sport for us, and to have FEI TV join our growing list of European customers, which includes EFL Digital (English Football League), Eleven Sports Network and others, is very exciting.”