Comcast takes shot at online hockey

November 2005
CED;Nov2005, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
This article reports that Comcast Corp. is looking to score a goal with its broadband Internet users by offering live National Hockey League (NHL) games on its web site. Beginning in October 2005, Comcast began streaming as many as two live games daily, with expectations of a maximum of 300 games for the 2005-2006 NHL season. In November 2005, Comcast will start adding more NHL content, including access to an archive of streamed games available for 48 hours after the original broadcast, a custom media player, a content package including video game highlights, previews, reviews, player interviews et cetera.


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