ONE CONNXT Scores Transport Deal to Deliver U.S PRO Rugby Matches for ONE World Sports and AOL

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Dave Almstead, CEO ONE CONNXT. “Rugby is increasingly popular in the United States and we are proud to be the delivery partner enabling the United States market to view professional rugby.”

ONE CONNXT, a global leader in IP based, broadcast quality video transport, has been selected by ONE World Sports and AOL to deliver 11 matches for the newly-formed Professional Rugby Organization (PRO), a U.S.-based professional rugby league. PRO Rugby is comprised of the five rugby union teams located in North America, and is the first competition to be sanctioned by USA Rugby and World Rugby. Scheduled matches for ONE World Sports and AOL follow below. (Additional matches will be made available via AOL only.)

April 17 – San Francisco at Sacramento at 7 PM ET
April 23 – Sacramento at San Diego at 6 PM ET
April 24 – Denver at San Francisco at 6 PM ET
May 1 – Denver at San Diego at 8 PM ET
May 8 – Ohio at Sacramento at 8 PM ET
May 15 – Ohio at San Diego at 8 PM ET
May 29 – Ohio at San Francisco at 6 PM ET
June 5 – Denver at San Diego at 8 PM ET
July 3 – Sacramento at San Francisco at 6 PM ET
July 24 – Denver at San Francisco at 6 PM ET
July 30 – San Francisco at Sacramento at 10:30 PM ET

“Continuing our growth in domestic live sports transport, we are excited to be the delivering the first-ever PRO Rugby matches to ONE World Sports and AOL,” stated Dave Almstead, CEO ONE CONNXT. “Rugby is increasingly popular in the United States and we are proud to be the delivery partner enabling the United States market to view professional rugby.”

“PRO Rugby is further benefiting from its partnership with ONE World Sports because of the relationship in place with ONE CONNXT,” said Chris Lavin, ONE CONNXT’s Chief Technology Officer. “As a benefit of ONE World Sports selecting ONE CONNXT as the transport provider, it allows PRO rugby to quickly, easily and inexpensively deliver to AOL and later, other distribution partners they may choose. The opportunity with AOL arrived quickly and in the 11th hour, but due to ONE CONNXT s technology infrastructure, we were able to quickly respond to the challenge and within hours setup and began testing with AOL to guarantee a high quality delivery into AOL’s infrastructure. We couldn’t be happier that our technology allowed us to support our clients in ways they didn’t even have in mind when we were selected as the transport provider.”

About ONE CONNXT
ONE CONNXT, a division of ONE Media Corp Inc., is an end-to-end HD/SD content distribution service utilizing proprietary IP solutions that provide high-quality live and recorded video programming virtually anywhere in the world. The ONE CONNXT service enables broadcasters and content owners to successfully reach more locations with higher operational flexibility and reduced delivery costs over traditional broadcast technologies. ONE CONNXT supports HD/SDI, ASI/MPEG-TS, MPEG-TS Output over IP and fully integrated support for H.265/HEVC and Ultra HD (4K). CloudCONNXT is ONE CONNXT’s end-to-end OTT CDN delivery system. ONE CONNXT is based in the United States.

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