VANCOUVER, BC and SPRINGFIELD, MA, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Digital sports
video news agency SendtoNews has signed a multi-year digital video
distribution deal with the American Hockey League (AHL). Beginning with
the 2012-13 season, SendtoNews will distribute nightly game highlights
and other video content to its News Partnership Network™, which is comprised of top television, radio, print, and online news
outlets throughout North America and abroad.
"SendtoNews' expertise is getting sports video highlights to newsrooms,"
said Sean Lavoine, the AHL's Vice President, Licensing and Corporate
Sales. "As we launch our most highly anticipated season ever, we are
thrilled to be teamed up with SendtoNews to ensure that hockey fans in
every media market can enjoy premium AHL action."
"Through our pipeline of news outlets, SendtoNews will ensure the AHL is
gaining broad exposure across North America and into Europe, reaching
new markets and new fans," states SendtoNews' CEO Greg Bobolo. "As a
centralized distribution source, SendtoNews will also capture new
revenue streams for AHL teams by monetizing their game highlights. We
are very pleased to be teaming up with the AHL and look forward to an
exciting and prosperous partnership."
During the 2011-12 playoffs, the AHL used SendtoNews to distribute playoff video highlights and found it to
be a powerful, but easy-to-use simple solution for quickly and
effectively distributing broadcast-ready video to news outlets
SendtoNews debuted its state-of-the-art multimedia distribution platform
at the 2010 Winter Olympics and today distributes content for a growing
roster of leading content providers and premier sports organizations.
NOTE TO EDITOR: Video Interview Clip of SendtoNews CEO Greg Bobolo available for
download or embed via SendtoNews http://www.sendtonews.com?SK=xnJD9ozIYD