NHL Tests Web 'Center Ice'

Umstead, R. Thomas
February 2007
Multichannel News;2/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p2
The article reports on the test done by the National Hockey League (NHL) on the distribution of its cable-and-satellite "NHL Center Ice" out-of-market-game package thorough the Web. According to Keith Ritter, the president of the NHL Inter-Active Cyber Enterprises the league is beta-testing a broadband version of the $169 package that offers 40 out-of-market NHL hockey games. He adds that the trial is being done to ensure that the broadband package is secure to protect its broadcast partners.


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