America ONE Sports and CHL Partner for CHL-TV
AOS and CHL Enter into 3-Year Agreement
GLENDALE, AZ (September 18, 2012) – The Central Hockey League (CHL), in conjunction with America ONE Sports (AOS) announced today that they have entered into a 3-year agreement for the broadband distribution of CHL games, also known as CHL-TV. Subscribers will be able to access games through traditional web browsers on both PC’s and MAC’s, as well as over their IOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android devices.
“Our partnership with AOS is going to present CHL fans with more access than ever to their favorite teams, athletes, and matchups,” said Duane Lewis, CHL Commissioner. “As a league we are very excited about the new partnership and feel it’s going to be the best season yet for CHL-TV.”
“We are pleased to bring CHL action to fans across the country and around the world,” added Bruce LeVine, America ONE Sports Director of Programming. “Broadband telecast distribution on America ONE Sports will help increase global visibility for CHL in ways that are both efficient and economical, and will provide fans with more ways to view their sport of choice. Adding the opportunity to watch great CHL action on mobile devices can only make that experience better”.
Powered by America ONE Sports, fans will be able to watch all regular season games and all Ray Miron Presidents’ Cup playoff games on CHL-TV.
America ONE Sports, an operating company of ONE Media Corp, Inc. is a leader in live broadband sports annually featuring more than 5,500 live and exclusive sporting events including a legacy of 10,000+ hockey games since its inception.
Fans will get their first chance to view the new CHL-TV on October 19, 2012 when the league opens its 21st season of play.
About the CHL
The CHL is looking forward to its 21st season that begins in October, 2012. Last season, the CHL welcomed more than two million fans averaging 4,042 during the regular season and 4,427 during the post-season (both accounting for the highest attendance averages in the past five years in the CHL). Over the past two years, the CHL has celebrated 122 sellouts (the most during any two-year period in the 20-year history of the league) led by the 2011 and 2012 CHL Franchise of the Year winner, the Missouri Mavericks, who have 36 combined regular season sellouts in the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons. The CHL has had 69 call-ups to the American Hockey League over the past two seasons and just last year, former CHL players Brian Foster (Florida Panthers), Jordie Benn (Dallas Stars) and Ryan Garbutt (Dallas Stars) made their National Hockey League debuts joining the likes of David Schlemko (Phoenix Coyotes), Keith Aucoin (Washington Capitals), Andrew Desjardins (San Jose Sharks), Joel Martin (New York Islanders) and many others as former CHL players that made it to the NHL. For more information about the CHL, visit the league’s website at www.centralhockeyleague.com
About America ONE Sports
America ONE Sports is a leader in LIVE Broadband Sports. It features more than 5500 live and exclusive events, over 100 U.S. Colleges, 70 professional sports teams and hundreds of top professional leagues from Asia and Europe.
America ONE Sports is owned and operated by ONE Media Corp., a privately owned company based in Dallas/Ft. Worth. The company also owns and operates ONE WORLD SPORTS, a new sports network created especially for sports fans craving access to a broad array of popular professional sports from Asia and around the world; ONE CONNXT, a global HD/SD broadcast video transport technology and services solution; America ONE Television, a general entertainment and sports broadcast television network.
To learn more about America ONE Sports, go to http://www.americaonesports.com