July 25, 2013
Harvard Set to Launch on The Ivy League Digital Network
Fans will have access to a best-in-class digital destination, bringing live and interactive Harvard content to the forefront on multiple devices
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard, in partnership with NeuLion, announced today the launch of its brand new channel on the first-ever Ivy League Digital Network.
Starting with the 2013-14 season, the Harvard channel on the Ivy League Digital Network will offer a user experience unlike any other to give fans an entirely new way to interact with the Crimson. The completely redesigned digital channel includes an easy-to-navigate interface with a League-wide network schedule and new interactive touch points to showcase the expanded content offerings available on computer, mobile and tablet devices all without the use of an app.
Available now for a limited time at IvyLeagueDigitalNetwork.com
, fans can purchase a discounted yearly package to the Harvard channel at a special introductory price of $71.95. The package includes everything the channel has to offer from live home and selected away games in HD as well as on-demand programming and other premium content.
Beginning on August 21, a variety of subscription packages will be offered for inside access to Harvard Athletics, including a 12-month pass for $89.95, a four-month pass for $34.95, a one-month pass for $10.95 or a single-day pass for $9.95.
"We are excited for the opportunity to showcase Harvard Athletics on the new Ivy League Digital Network," said Tim Williamson, Director of Athletic Communications. ""With expanded production capabilities, more camera angles, better replays, and high definition quality, this partnership will allow us to enhance the access of our fans, alumni, student body and overall Harvard community to our athletic program."
In addition to the school-specific packages, fans can sign up for Ivy League-wide subscriptions that include live and on-demand content from a variety of sports across all eight schools and conference championship events, as well as additional premium content not available anywhere else.
Harvard fans can look forward to enjoying upgraded broadcasts for the teams they've enjoyed following in past seasons. Many broadcasts will now be streamed in HD, with improved graphics and in-game statistical information.
A special introductory 12-month, League-wide pass is also available now at a discounted price of $95.95 until August 21. At launch, multiple League-wide packages will be available, including a 12-month pass for $119.95, a four-month pass for $49.95 and a one-month pass for $15.95.
As the official technology partner for the Ivy League Digital Network, NeuLion is responsible for delivering this new network to fans using their leading college solution, the NeuLion College Platform. Over 175 colleges, universities and conferences trust and rely on NeuLion to power their digital experiences connecting fans worldwide.
"We are excited to launch the Ivy League Digital Network and give Harvard fans access to their school's content in ways that will keep them coming back for more no matter where they are," said Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of NeuLion. "This network isn't just about streaming high quality events; it's about immersing the fans in the Harvard athletic experience and giving them a digital destination that is second-to-none with the help of live stats, social media integration and more. By partnering with the Ivy League and implementing our leading technology, we can help better connect fans and alumni to their schools' affinities and to the conference as a whole."
Harvard fans should visit GoCrimson.com and follow Harvard Athletics on Twitter (@HarvardCrimson
) to get the most up-to-date information regarding the new Ivy League Digital Network.