Microsoft signs Xbox One live sports deal with tech firm NeuLion

Online video technology firm NeuLion has signed a multi-year deal with Microsoft to support the streaming of live- and on-demand sports content to Xbox One games consoles.

Neulion said it will deliver live 24/7 linear channels, stats data, and on-demand content to Xbox One consoles, with Microsoft licensing its NeuLion Sports Platform.

Video will be delivered at 6 Mbps per stream and at 60 frames per second on the Xbox, providing a high quality image, according to the companies.