England Hockey has partnered with Joymo, the leading provider of live sports streaming platforms, to develop and launch England Hockey TV – a new direct-to-fan digital service streaming the biggest and best domestic events.
The bespoke over-the-top (OTT) digital content hub will become the new home of live and non-live England Hockey content with match streams, highlights, short and long format video capabilities available to fans be made available to watch live and live on demand.
England Hockey TV will be broadcasting its first live games on Sunday 29th January with Joymo streaming every second of Super 6s Finals Day from the Copper Box Arena in London.
Known as one of the fastest and most skillful competitions in ice hockey, the Super 6s pits the best men’s and women’s national indoor teams against each other in the flagship event on the domestic hockey calendar.
England Hockey’s partnership with Joymo will stream all six games – two semi-finals and both finals of both men’s and women’s competitions England Hockey TV and are available to a global audience for a nominal fee of £3.99 for the entire event.
England Hockey Chief Executive Officer Nick Pink said: “This is an exciting moment for England Hockey and for clubs, fans and participants in the sport across the country. True to our ambitions, we want to deepen the passion of those who play, deliver and follow our great sport by offering more opportunities to watch the best of native ice hockey live, which is fundamental to this goal.
“Our partnership with Joymo and the launch of England Hockey TV will help us deliver higher quality, more engaging coverage and content than ever before in an easily accessible manner. This will be a key factor for us to grow our fan base and introduce more people to the sport.”
Commenting on the agreement, Joymo CEO Mike Emery said: “We are delighted to be working with England Hockey to further their live streaming ambitions and the passion of their fans. Creating and launching a new digital home for ice hockey fans is just the beginning. England Hockey clearly recognizes the short- and long-term benefits that live streaming can bring to its key stakeholders: the fans and participants.”
In addition to Super 6s Finals Day coverage, England Hockey will bring fans of the sport more live content than ever before thanks to its partnership with Joymo. For the remainder of the 2023 season this will include live coverage of multiple competitions including U18 Schools Finals, EHL Finals and Championship Final Weekend.
More information on how to watch live England Hockey events will be made available in the coming weeks.