PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Ivy League announced today that its new nine-channel digital network is now officially live at www.ivyleaguedigitalnetwork.com.
Live video coverage kicks off on Friday, Sept. 6 with eight games, including NCAA Division I Field Hockey defending national champion Princeton taking on perennial national power Duke and Ivy League women's volleyball defending champion Yale hosting Missouri. Archived content from each school and 2013 Ivy League championship competition are also currently available on the network.
Powered by NeuLion, The Ivy League® Digital Network includes an easy-to-navigate interface, a League-wide network schedule and new interactive features, such as simultaneous four-game viewing, full DVR controls and social media integration. These new features enhance the viewing experience for the expanded range of events and other content offerings, all of which are available on computer, mobile and tablet devices, all without the use of an app.
Packages for the League-wide channel are $119.95 for 12 months, $49.95 for four months and $15.95 for one month and include multi-camera HD coverage of all available home and select away games in football and men's and women's basketball and selected home and away games in men's and women's ice hockey. Every available Ivy League contest in those sports will be shown on the network.
In addition, selected live events in field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and women's volleyball will also be featured on the network this fall. Already, 100 events are scheduled for broadcast on the League-wide channel in the month of September. In addition to coverage of Ivy League championship events, live coverage of other winter and spring sports will be announced at a later date. Many of these events, along with additional premium content not available anywhere else, will be available for on-demand viewing at any time.
Packages for the school-specific channels, which feature live and on-demand video and audio content from available home and away contests across a variety of sports, are $89.95 for 12 months, $39.95 for four months, $10.95 for one month and $9.95 for a single day.
"We are excited to offer Ivy League fans and alumni worldwide unprecedented access to Ivy League athletics through our new nine-channel network," said Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris. "With NeuLion's cutting-edge technology at the foundation of our digital network, we have new opportunities to showcase our student-athletes and coaches and to allow our fans to watch games -- both home and away -- on multiple platforms."
"The Ivy League Digital Network is poised to present fantastic digital offerings moving forward," said Chris Wagner, EVP and Co-Founder of NeuLion. "Bringing together all eight schools on a unified network for the first time, the Ivy League is providing its passionate fans access to more digital content than previously possible."
Connect with The Ivy League® Digital Network by using the hashtag #IvyDigital on social media or by following the Ancient Eight on Facebook (facebook.com/TheIvyLeague), Twitter (@Ivy_Athletics) or Instagram (instagram.com/IvyLeagueSports).