Monthly Archives: June 2011

IABM end user survey yields interesting results

Written on June 30, 2011 at 09:03, by

With strikes in Britain, riots in Greece, and a distinct smell of unease gathering around the Eurozone, we are hardly in a Macmillan-esque ‘You’ve never had it so good’ era. But, as the latest IABM End User survey conducted just after NAB proves, at least we’re not North America.  More

French football channel launches on DTT

Written on June 29, 2011 at 11:30, by

broadband TV News: CFoot, the French football channel from the Ligue de football professionnelle (LFP), will launch on DTT on July 28. For the moment, the channel will be exclusively available on DTT.  More

New stadium cannot happen without substantial public sector support, claims Tottenham

Written on June 29, 2011 at 11:05, by

Inside World Football: Tottenham Hotspur have admitted that building a new stadium close to the site of their existing ground cannot be done without greater commitment from the local authority.  More

Winter Olympic 2018 bidders heading to Togo

Written on June 28, 2011 at 16:03, by

Inside the Games: The three cities bidding for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are all heading for Lome in Togo as the finish line of the long race begins to loom into view.  More

IBC announces 2011 Innovation Awards shortlist

Written on June 28, 2011 at 13:29, by

IBC has announced the shortlist for this year’s Innovation Awards, stating that “the submissions for the 2011 awards were stronger than ever, representing the very best in technology and integration from around the world.” Only one shortlisted candidate was from the sports field this year, however.  More

3D sets in two-fifths of West Euro homes by 2015

Written on June 28, 2011 at 13:18, by

Rapid TV News: Hold that scepticism about 3D: after a welter of negative research, Futuresource Consulting is predicting that by 2015 nearly 40% of Western European homes will have a 3DTV set.  More

Universal Sports snaps up FIS World Cup rights

Written on June 28, 2011 at 11:40, by

Sport Business: Universal Sports has acquired a major package of media rights covering a number of International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events through to the conclusion of the 2015-16 season.  More

White Space & Broadcasting Networks

Written on June 28, 2011 at 10:57, by

Interesting piece from the BBC R&D Blog…  More

ESPN announces summer line-up of friendlies

Written on June 28, 2011 at 10:55, by

Sport Business: ESPN has unveiled its pre-season programming line-up for the UK, with the network set to air a host of friendlies featuring Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on an exclusive basis.  More

Mediatec supplies Silverstone screens

Written on June 28, 2011 at 08:39, by

UK: Vroom with a view. When the Formula One circus descends on Great Britain and starts roaring round the old airfield that is Silverstone in a few weeks, the tens of thousands that will be inside the circuit will see the action unfold in front of their eyes and elsewhere courtesy of 25 screens supplied […]  More