Wednesday, October 14, 2009
HRTV Unveils New Broadband Channel
Arcadia, CA, Oct. 13 -- Horseracing fans will now have boundless access to HRTV's (R) full complement of racing action, and original programming, as the network debuts a unique, new broadband channel in conjunction with the launch of its re-designed website.
Powered by NeuLion, Inc., the global leader in internet television technology innovations, HRTV's broadband channel, accessible online via http://www.hrtv.com, allows racing fans to stream HRTV's live television feed on a 24 hours per day, seven days per week basis.
"In collaboration with NeuLion, HRTV has developed a platform that will benefit horse fans across the globe and ensure that the great sport of horseracing is well-positioned as the digital future unfolds," said James M. Bates, executive vice president and general manager, HRTV. "As trends toward convergence continue and our distribution partners seek creative strategies to leverage content across all devices, HRTV and HRTV.com is now well-positioned to play a meaningful role in the emerging world of broadband video."
HRTV is a 24-hour, television-based multimedia network dedicated to the "Sport of Kings," horseracing, as well as other entertaining equestrian events. Major racetracks include: Churchill Downs, Pimlico and Belmont Park, host venues for the prestigious Triple Crown series, as well as Santa Anita, Gulfstream Park, Saratoga, Arlington Park, Laurel Park, Fair Grounds, Oaklawn Park, and many more. Passionate horse fans are also entertained and informed by HRTV's award-winning documentaries, original programming, in-depth analysis and equestrian lifestyle programming. The HRTV television network is presently available via cable, telco video and satellite in approximately 18 million homes.
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