Central Hockey League Partners with INSINC for CHL-TV
CHL’s New Online Broadcasts to Debut in October
(Tempe, Arizona) – The Central Hockey League, in conjunction with INSINC, today announced a partnership that will form CHL-TV. The new partnership will give fans the opportunity to stream all CHL games on-line from the comfort of their homes and offices via their computers.
“Technology of this nature evolves each year,” said Kevin V. Huhn, CHL Business Development. “We wanted a company that had a strong history of delivering good quality, an in depth knowledge of live streaming and recognized as a leader in the industry, so our fans could have a better experience each game. After nearly a year of research we believe this partnership is one that has everyone win – fans, sponsors, teams and the league.”
CHL-TV will give fans a chance to experience their team’s seasons by purchasing season passes, limited term passes or on a game-by-game pay-per-view basis. The programming will offer interactive functions for the fans including a chat page, live in-game stats and scoreboards and the highest quality of picture offered for computer viewing. Also available will be archives of all CHL games along with the ability for fans to download games and play them at their convenience from their computers.
“We are delighted to be in a position to partner with the Central Hockey League in delivering their games to the Internet,” said INSINC President Hugh Dobbie. “Good hockey content is increasingly in high demand and we look forward to bringing a new level of broadcasting quality to CHL fans”.
Fans will have a chance to experience CHL-TV free of charge during the league’s opening night on Friday, October 16th featuring such match-ups as a Ray Miron President’s Cup Finals re-match with the Texas Brahmas visiting the Colorado Eagles. Other opening night games include Allen at Arizona, Missouri at Rapid City, Tulsa at Mississippi, Laredo at Bossier-Shreveport, Amarillo at Wichita and Corpus Christi at Odessa.
Visit http://chltv.insinc.com when the season begins as your launching pad to all the CHL action!
About the CHL
The CHL will be entering its 18th season this fall, with 15 active member teams across nine states. The CHL saw close to two million fans attend games during the 2008-09 season and has led North American professional ‘AA’ hockey leagues in average attendance in six of the past eight seasons. The CHL is administered by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Entertainment Corporation (Global Stock Symbol: GNTP) a company engaged in sports management, multi-purpose events and entertainment center and related real estate development, facility and venue management and marketing, and venue ticketing. For more information about the CHL visit the league’s website at www.centralhockeyleague.com.
INSINC is a leading webcasting company, enabling enterprises and content owners to distribute and monetize online video which can help improve communications, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Founded in 1997, the Company’s core business is to provide live and archived video content to audiences online with integrated pay-per-view and commerce transaction processing, delivered to geographically dispersed audiences.