Ice hockey fans from 115 nations across the globe will be able to follow live action from the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships, which is due to begin today in Minsk, Belarus, following agreements with around 60 broadcast partners on all continents.
Infront, who have been in charge of handling all forms of electronic media rights for the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship on a global basis, will offer a high quality video streaming service on the official IIHF website in territories where no conflicting media rights agreements are in place.
The service will provide fans with the opportunity to watch games live or on demand throughout the tournament for a one off fee of $34.90, as well as giving options for "follow your team" and "playoff" passes for $19.90 each.
The 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship got underway today at the Minsk Arena and the Chizhovka Arena, with action set to continue until may 25.
Sweden is the reigning world champions having co-hosted the event with Finland last year.
In 2013, the event had achieved an all-time high cumulative television audience of 975.15 million.
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