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NeuLion Delivers Live Streaming on Xbox One

NeuLion Delivers Live Streaming on Xbox One 
Multi-Year Agreement With Microsoft to Support the Delivery of Live
and On-Demand Sports Content 
PLAINVIEW, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/14 --  NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:
NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content
to Internet-connected devices, today announced the signing of a
multi-year agreement with Microsoft to provide live sports content
for the Xbox One -- Microsoft's latest incarnation of their next
generation gaming and entertainment console. With the agreement,
Microsoft licenses the NeuLion Sports Platform, along with NeuLion
provided services to develop, host and operate the delivery of
specific live sports content to be determined by Microsoft on the
Xbox One. 
NeuLion will deliver live 24/7 linear channels, stats data, and on
demand content for broadcasts to Xbox One giving fans of live sports
the ability to watch a high quality live video experience seamlessly
integrating real-time data for stats and highlights.  
NeuLion's leading software technology will capture multiple live
sports feeds on its cloud based service to format the content for
delivery to the Xbox One. Video will be consumed by fans at up to 6
mbps per stream and at an incredible 60 frames per second on the
Xbox. This is the highest quality of live video to be delivered on an
Internet-connected device.  
"One of NeuLion's core strengths is our ability to get our partners
to market fast with an integrated experience," said Chris Wagner,
Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of NeuLion. "Our sports
platform has helped to reduce the complexities involved and deliver
for Xbox fans a tremendous live sports experience on the game
console." 
NeuLion has a long-standing relationship with Microsoft as an Xbox
development partner for several Xbox 360 applications including
professional sports partnerships. 
"NeuLion has enabled us to merge high-definition video with real-time
data to create an interactive experience that is only available on
Xbox One," said Wil Mozell, general manager of Sports Entertainment
Group, Microsoft.  
About NeuLion
 NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers the true end-to-end
solution for delivering live and on-demand content to
Internet-enabled devices. NeuLion enables content owners and
distributors, cable operators and telecommunications companies to
capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing video content
on PCs, smartphones, iPads and other similar devices. NeuLion's
customers include major entertainment, sports, global content and
news companies. NeuLion is based in Plainview, NY. For more
information about NeuLion, visit www.neulion.com. 
Forward-Looking Statements
 Certain statements herein are
forward-looking statements and represent NeuLion's current intentions
in respect of future activities. Forward-looking statements can be
identified by the use of the words "will," "expect," "seek,"
"anticipate," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," and "intend"
and statements that an event or result "may," "will," "can,""should,"
"could," or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar
expressions. These statements, in addressing future events and
conditions, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Although the
forward-looking statements contained in this release are based upon
what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, NeuLion cannot
assure readers that actual results will be consistent with these
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made
as of the date of this release and NeuLion assumes no obligation to
update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except
as required by law. Many factors could cause NeuLion's actual
results, performance or achievements to be materially different from
any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed
or implied by such forward-looking statements, including: our ability
to realize some or all of the anticipated benefits of our
partnerships; general economic and market segment conditions; our
customers' subscriber levels and financial health; our ability to
pursue and consummate acquisitions in a timely manner; our continued
relationships with our customers; our ability to negotiate favorable
terms for contract renewals; competitor activity; product capability
and acceptance rates; technology changes; regulatory changes; foreign
exchange risk; interest rate risk; and credit risk. These factors
should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue
reliance on the forward-looking statements. A more detailed
assessment of the risks that could cause actual results to materially
differ from current expectations is contained in the "Risk Factors"
section of NeuLion's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year
ended December 31, 2012, which is available on www.sec.gov and filed
on www.sedar.com. 
Press Contact:
Chelsea Nunn
516-622-8381
chelsea.nunn@neulion.com  
Investor Relations Contact:
Art McCarthy
516-622-8346
art.mccarthy@neulion.com 
 
 
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