Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sky posts bumper figures & extends ECB deal

Written on January 31, 2012 at 15:28, by

A busy day for the UK’s BSkyB which, along with unveiling some fairly astonishing figures for the last quarter of 2011, also announced that it had locked down the rights to live international and county cricket under a new deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board.  More

Panasonic reorganises European operation

Written on January 31, 2012 at 14:50, by

Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic  has announced that it is forming a new company, Panasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU), which will integrate a dozen different B2B product categories, project management and services into one organisation. “With 5001 people dedicated to offering customers a single point of vendor contact, project management and integration services, the new […]  More

Clear-Com launches global rental group

Written on January 31, 2012 at 13:55, by

Through a network of experienced rental partners equipped to provide Clear-Com intercom systems for productions of any size, the new service, the Clear-Com Global Rental Group (led by industry veteran Larry Estrin) offers flexibility and a range of options for addressing customers’ comms requirements.  More

CAMERON | PACE Group joins SVGE

Written on January 31, 2012 at 11:51, by

SVG Europe is please to announce that CAMERON | PACE Group has joined the organisation as a Platinum Sponsor. The firm is, of course, one of the leading lights guiding the evolution of 3D production, and already has a great reputation inside the sports broadcast industry following its work with ESPN, CBS Sports and many […]  More

Film1 and Sport1 accelerate subscriber growth +7%

Written on January 31, 2012 at 10:30, by

Broadband TV News: Chellomedia’s Dutch premium channels Film1 and Sport1 have announced a 7% growth in subscriber numbers bringing the total to 490,000 for the year ended December 2011.  More

Rivella AG uses Riedel at the Ski Worldcup in Adelboden

Written on January 30, 2012 at 11:52, by

Switzerland: A system comprised of MediorNet, Artist and RockNet equipment from Riedel Communications was used to distribute video, audio and communication signals for the renowned alpine skiing competition at the Swiss “Chuenisbärgli” in Adelboden.  More

Eurosport renews deals for two tennis grand slams

Written on January 30, 2012 at 10:48, by

The Eurosport Group has extended its long term partnerships with the French and US Opens following the signing of two new deals. Brokered by MP & Silva, the French Open deal secures coverage on Eurosport for three years, from 2012 through 2014. The US Open agreement, finalized through the agency of IMG Media, sees the […]  More

Man City creates virtual player comp

Written on January 30, 2012 at 10:45, by

Sport Industry Group: Manchester City Football Club has become the first Premier League team to create virtual avatars of their players, as part of a new International digital marketing campaign, City Fan Cam.    More

Upgrade to Sky Anytime+ adds BBC iPlayer and ITV Player

Written on January 30, 2012 at 10:43, by

Broadband TV News: Catch-up content from the BBC and ITV will be made available in Sky homes by Easter 2012. All five million homes with the Sky+ HD box will be able to connect their boxes to Sky Anytime+ through the internet, regardless of whether they have chosen one of Sky’s own broadband packages.  More

Saran Media brings 3D sport to Turkey via SterGen

Written on January 30, 2012 at 09:47, by

Istanbul-based sports broadcast and entertainment rights distributor Saran Media has signed an agreement to use SterGen’s patented real-time stereo 3D conversion platform to make 3D sports programming available to Turkish broadcasters and mobile carriers.  More