INSINC to Stream David Beckham and the LA Galaxy live on Pay-per-view
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
TORONTO, November 7, 2007 – Insight Sports Ltd. and INSINC announced today that GOLTV.ca will provide live broadband coverage of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s friendly home game against David Beckham and the Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday, November 7 at 10:00 p.m. EST.
INSINC will capture the produced video signal and convert it a format that can be streamed over the internet to fans. Archived broadband coverage of the game will also be available on GOLTV.ca for the next 30 days.
GOLTV’s Lee Godfrey will provide play-by-play for the channel’s live coverage while former Canadian national team goalkeeper Paul Dolan will serve as a colour commentator.
Scheduled to take place at BC Place in Vancouver has already sold more than 40,000 tickets.
In support of this game, GOLTV will be available on free preview for the entire day. Canadians can tune in to watch the match on Rogers Personal TV, channels 1 and 59; Star Choice, channel 459 and Bell ExpressVu on channel 404.
GOLTV is Canada’s only 24-hour sports network dedicated exclusively to soccer. Led by live coverage of the world’s best teams and best players, GOLTV delivers 1,000 games a year — more than you’ll see anywhere else. With live league action from Spain and Germany, GOLTV is home to soccer’s biggest stars: Ronaldinho, Messi, Cannavaro, Toni, Klose, Zambrotta, Kaka, Robinho, Kuranyi, Frings, Pardo, Eto’o and many more. GOLTV has extensive coverage of the UNCAF Cup, Eurocup 2008 Qualifying Matches and the South American World Cup 2010 Qualifying Matches. Fans can also enjoy league action from Colombia, Uruguay and Ecuador. Extra Time with Lee Godfrey is a weekly show dedicated to everything and anything soccer. Anchored by GOLTV News, a nightly soccer news, highlights and information show, GOLTV delivers a lineup of soccer-dedicated programming for the true fan. Experience soccer online at www.goltv.ca
About Insight Sports Ltd.
Insight Sports Ltd. is a leading North American sports media and entertainment company which owns, creates, aggregates and distributes sports and entertainment content across multiple platforms, including broadcast television, events, on-line, mobile, in-arena and video on-demand.
Among its traditional media assets, Insight Sports operates GOLTV.ca, a 24-hour soccer network; WFN: World Fishing Network (www.wfn.tv), North America’s only network devoted entirely to fishing; and GameTV (www.igametv.com), the only Canadian television network that gives viewers a chance to win great prizes every day, simply by tuning in. The company owns and operates the Grand Slam of Curling, the most prestigious events on the World Curling Tour and Ford Major League Gaming Canada (www.mlgcanada.com), an affiliate of Major League Gaming and the largest organized league and international sanctioning body for professional video gaming. Insight Sports also manages Wayne Gretzky’s official website, www.gretzky.com and holds a significant interest in the NHL Network (www.nhlnetwork.ca), a 24-hour hockey channel.
Aquila Productions Inc., a leader in sports television production, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Insight Sports. Based in Toronto, the principal shareholders of Insight Sports include Larry Tanenbaum (Kilmer Enterprises Inc., a subsidiary of Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited) and MWI & Partners. For more information see www.insightsports.com.
INSINC was formed to take advantage of opportunities created by the emergence of real-time streaming and Internet based communication technologies. The company is focused on hosting and delivery of Internet protocol applications and infrastructure support, providing networking capabilities; software tools; production facilities and human resources to deliver first class IP-based communication solutions to corporate and entertainment clients such as: Canadian Press, CTV Newsnet, George Weston Ltd., CHUM, British Columbia Ministry of Education, Optimal Robotics, Canadian Idol, Scotia Capital, Loblaw Companies Ltd., the British Columbia Government Legislative Assembly (Hansard), Woodbine Entertainment Group, Saskatchewan Legislature, City of Vancouver, and Altamira. The website is at http://www.insinc.com.
For further information contact:
Insight Sports Ltd.
Phone: 416.593.0915, ext. 253
Email: [email protected]