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Olympic Channel celebrates one-year anniversary


The Olympic Channel celebrates its one-year anniversary with more than 6,000 videos representing all Olympic sport disciplines and 206 countries, 30 original series, partnerships with 54 international sport federations and organisations, and availability in 11 languages. The multi-platform global media destination launched following the Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic […]

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Sport Production Summit: service providers and broadcasters to examine OTT scale challenges


‘Delivering OTT Sports Projects at Scale’ at SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit on 14 September will address the specific production challenges involved in delivering large-scale OTT projects, as well as the role international data centres play in guaranteeing quality user experiences. In this specially devised case study leading co-location data centre specialist Interxion will join […]

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Sport Production Summit: complete speaker line-up confirmed for Formula One UHD session


In its first full conference session focusing on the broadcast innovation of Formula One, SVG Europe will explore the motor-racing championship’s recent adoption of a UHD workflow as part of its Sport Production Summit, which will take place in Amsterdam on 14 September. In the space of just 11 months, Formula One Management (FOM) undertook […]

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NEP enables substantial OB operation at London 2017 World Athletics Championships


The London 2017 World Athletics Championships ended recently with a Bolt of lightning and a golden Mo-Bot. Whether it was viewed at home or in person at the stadium, millions of people around the world were able to enjoy coverage provided by their rights holding broadcasters (RHBs), supported within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the […]

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Canal+ providing PIQ content enrichment for boxing coverage


As the fierce battle for sports broadcasting rights between the French sports channels continues unabated, boxing has once again become one of the key sports for the pay channel Canal+. “As always we would like to continue to provide our subscribers with value-added services in terms of our sports programmes. For example, this may include […]

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