Media Notes: Rightster Named New Int'l Hockey Federation Digital Media Partner
The Int'l Hockey Federation announced Rightster as its new digital media partner. The digital media partnership begins during the summer and will run through Dec. '14. It will make available live streaming of more than 300 field hockey matches including the Hockey World League '13-14, the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 and the Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 on YouTube, aiming to secure 1 million views after one year (FIH). ... Sports media firm Seven3Sports said that "it has signed a sub-licensing deal with Multi Screen Media" to broadcast the Indian Premier League in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh until '18 for an undisclosed sum (PTI, 5/28).