IP-Prime Gets NFL Network Programming

IP-Prime, the satellite-supported IPTV platform from SES AMERICOM, struck a carriage deal with NFL Network, bringing the network's 24-hour suite of football programming to telecom carriers using its IP-video delivery service.

The transport agreement between the companies ensures that NFL Network will be available to all IP-Prime users throughout the United States, though each operator will have to sign individual carriage deals with NFL Network in order to offer the channel to subscribers, SES said.

IP-Prime is a "turnkey" IPTV solution that delivers video programming to IPTV providers in North America. The platform includes HD and standard definition channels; premium, music and pay-per-view channels; and video on demand