Sport Ngin acquired video streamer FASTHockey, launches new brand


FastHockey360Minneapolis tech startup Sport Ngin announced today the acquisition of Massachusetts-based FASTHockey, creators of streaming video solutions for hockey.

The two companies had been collaborating for months leading up to the September 2013 deal that was under wraps until now, unveiling the combined ‘Sport Ngin Suite’ this past weekend and subsequently launching FASTHockey 360°.

“FASTHockey 360° is revolutionary and we believe it will change the digital media space for premier hockey organizations of the world by delivering their games to fan’s computers, tablets, mobile phones, Roku and GoogleTVs will now have access to the Sport Ngin suite of applications at no cost.”

Sport Ngin Cofounder and Chief Product Office Carson Kipfer provides more detail:

“With over 80,000 live games delivered, 22,000 games delivered annually, 100,000+ hours of on-demand content, FASTHockey stands alone as the largest destination for amateur ice hockey video in the world.  FASTHockey brings their best in class streaming video technology along with a substantial and established client base that includes premier hockey national governing bodies, leagues, teams, and events.  Along with the FASTHockey technology and client base, we’re thrilled to welcome their talented management staff which boasts incredibly deep experience in the world of hockey as well as the sports technology market as a whole.  The FASTHockey acquisition is enabling us to continue to rapidly grow our presence in the sport of hockey, while at the same time introduce streaming video solutions to the entire Sport Ngin multi-sport user base.”