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All Eyes on BFLD - Minnesota Eye Consultants "Vision News Now" Network Approval

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/07/14 -- Broadcast Live Digital Corp. (OTCQB: BFLD).

Broadcast Live Digital Corp. has been given the green light after a successful 9 month pilot in one of North America's premier ophthalmology practices. BFLD will provide all waiting room meducation and medutainment in Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) in Bloomington, MN.

MEC, with 5 locations, 13 MD's and 11 OD's, MEC services the greater Minneapolis area and sees more than 85,000 patients per year. This consortium consists of the most recognized leaders in ophthalmology today, dedicated to providing superior patient care while pursuing significant research in LASIK laser vision correction, refractive surgery, cataract and glaucoma treatment, oculoplastics and total eye care. Their mission: to enrich each patient's quality of life through research and innovative methods of enhancing images. Vision News Now closes the loop by pre-conditioning the patient in the comfort of the waiting room.

Candy Simerson, President/COO of Minnesota Eye Consultants states, "We started working with BFLD and the Vision News Now network in 2013 after growing frustrated with the challenges of having to program and maintain our own content using a system that was complex and expensive. We have saved both time & money since switching to BFLD's VNN platform. We now have reliable content to share with our patients as they are waiting for clinic appointments or surgery, whether it be procedure or technology education, practice promotions, or entertainment and news features. It has been a significant improvement to our overall patient experience."

Matthew Kerner, BFLD, VP Business of Development adds, "BFLD has created a unique approach with a distinctively different role for "Digital Out of Home" positioning within the waiting room of vision practices. By delivering content that is engaging and informative, the patient understands the fundamentals of eye care in a non-threatening fashion. This leads to an educated patient ready to make better decisions once with the doctor. We understand the value of preparing content that is professional while simply helping the practice get the right message across to their patients," he adds. BFLD and the Vision News Now team have multiple pilots in place throughout the USA that will lead to immediate activation of new systems and tremendous growth opportunities over the next several years.

About Minnesota Eye Consultants

Minnesota Eye Consultants is a dynamic organization of revered ophthalmologists with extraordinary educational and professional credentials. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments.

As a team of clinical trial researchers, our surgeons have been actively involved in the development of vision correction procedures since their early inception. Our practice serves as a teaching facility, training ophthalmologists and clinical professionals throughout the world on vision correction management.

We are the Minnesota Twins Preferred Ophthalmology Group, and our surgeons are The Preferred Ophthalmologists of the Minnesota Vikings.

Our Mission: To preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.

www.mneye.com

About Broadcast Live Digital Corp

BFLD is a "Digital out of Home" network manager that provides complete deployment, content creation and remote management of all its location-based digital media networks. BFLD has created a unique approach to content creation and management with a methodology that stimulates the "point of care" audience. BFLD offers a variety of entertainment, information and education in healthcare locations throughout North America.

BFLD, with its wholly owned subsidiary TECH9 Inc., offers national installation services, managed network services and commercial grade hardware to location-based healthcare and retail companies in all areas of digital media.

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