Brightcove to power NHL’s content delivery across digital platforms

Streaming tech company Brightcove has struck a partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) to provide its technology and platform for digital video content delivery across the NHL website and app.

The NHL will tap Brightcove’s streaming solutions, including ingest, players, management, data and insights, and monetisation to revamp its content delivery.

According to the tech outfit, its streaming solutions will deliver the NHL high-quality video, faster load times and fewer disruptions across its streaming.

As part of the partnership, Brightcove will also power content streaming across the websites of each of the NHL’s 32 clubs.

“The NHL has selected Brightcove to ensure its fans receive reliable, high-quality and efficient video streaming, and we’re thrilled to partner with them to enhance their streaming capabilities,” said Brightcove CEO Marc DeBevoise.

Nili Doft, NHL senior vice president, digital media said the partnership with Brightcove will “deliver great experiences for our passionate fans through their innovative streaming solutions.”

The National Hockey League joins Brightcove’s wide roster of sports organisations deploying its technology, including Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Raycom Sports, ATP Tour, Badminton Horse Trials, Canadian Football League, Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), Harness Racing Victoria, Little League Baseball and Softball, Major League Soccer, National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), U.S. Ski & Snowboard, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, United World Wrestling and USA Volleyball.

Brightcove said thw deal with NHL affirms it is a reliable, scalable and flexible partner. that works with some of the world’s most prominent sports entities.

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