National Hockey League onboards Brightcove to power online streaming content across its digital platforms

Brightcove, the global streaming tech company, announced an agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL®) to provide its award-winning tech and platform for the delivery of digital video content on the websites of the League and the 32 Clubs, as well as the NHL app.

What does this mean for the NHL?

Commenting on the partnership, Nili Doft, NHL SVP, Digital Media, said, “We are delighted to partner with Brightcove to support the delivery of video content across League digital platforms. We look forward to working with Brightcove, who will help us continue to deliver great experiences for our passionate fans through their innovative streaming solutions.”

Brightcove’s streaming solutions – including best-in-class ingest, players, management, data and insights, and monetization – will transform how the NHL delivers its video to hockey fans worldwide, including by offering high-quality video, fast load times and fewer disruptions.

What does this mean for Brightcove?

Marc DeBevoise, Chief Executive Officer at Brightcove
Marc DeBevoise, Chief Executive Officer at Brightcove

“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. We look forward to working with the League to deliver a world-class, seamless streaming user experience to NHL fans worldwide,” said Brightcove CEO Marc DeBevoise.

The addition of the NHL solidifies Brightcove as a reliable, scalable and flexible partner that works with some of the most prominent sports entities worldwide. The NHL joins a roster of sports organizations deploying Brightcove’s tech to connect with their fans, 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

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