Monthly Archives: February 2012

Al Jazeera tipped to rival Sky Sports for Premier League TV rights

Written on February 29, 2012 at 16:41, by

Metro: Broadcaster Al Jazeera has been tipped to challenge Sky’s domination of top-flight domestic coverage with a rival bid for Premier League TV rights this summer.  More

Switzerland’s tpc captures Burton European Open

Written on February 28, 2012 at 09:40, by

One of the highlight’s of the winter snowboarding programme, the Burton European Open is currently underway at Laax in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It’s the eighth year the competition has been hosted there, and technology and production center switzerland ag (tpc) is the OB provider charged with bringing pictures all the way down the […]  More

UEFA reconfirms deltatre for Champions League to 2015

Written on February 28, 2012 at 09:27, by

deltatre has been re-appointed to provide UEFA with UEFA Champions League results and broadcast services until 2015. Under the new agreement, deltatre will provide a range of services, including live data gathering, TV graphics, official print-outs, commentator information systems, stadium giant screens and hospitality TV feeds.  More

IMG Media joins Sport Tech UK line-up

Written on February 28, 2012 at 09:15, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that Graham Fry, Managing Director of Sports Production Worldwide for IMG Media has joined the line up at SVG Europe’s Sport Tech UK 2012: Summer of Sport Summit that is due to take place at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Thursday 29th March.  More

GlobeCast joins SVGE as Gold Sponsor

Written on February 28, 2012 at 08:35, by

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that GlobeCast has joined the organisation as its latest Gold Sponsor. The company is, of course, a subsidiary of France Telecom, and one of the leading global providers of content management and worldwide transmission services for professional broadcast delivery.  More

Harris ups the multi-display ante

Written on February 28, 2012 at 08:24, by

Harris has a new multi-display technology that it’s launched at CABSAT in Dubai in the shape of the HView SX Pro – which it says is “the broadcast industry’s most scalable, highest-density multi-display management system.”  More

BSkyB goes on the offensive over sports rights

Written on February 28, 2012 at 07:36, by

Broadcast Engineering: Europe’s position over enforcement of exclusive rights to show sports in each country is still unclear after what appeared to be a landmark victory for an individual pub owner against the combined forces of BSkyB and the powerful English Football Premier League.    More

Inside the game: SIS Live at the 6 Nations

Written on February 27, 2012 at 15:56, by

This coming weekend should be a rest weekend in the 6 Nations rugby tournament, but the rescheduling of the France vs Ireland match – called off at the very last minute because of a frozen pitch a couple of weeks ago – means that once again the SIS Live team is heading over to Paris […]  More

Vodafone retreats from Bundesliga tender

Written on February 27, 2012 at 12:44, by

Rapid TV News: Vodafone has pulled out of the bidding battle for the domestic TV rights for Germany’s national football league Bundesliga. “Following thorough evaluation, we have decided not to act as a strategic bidder,” Friedrich Joussen, CEO of Vodafone Germany, told German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche.  More

Avid joins SVGE as Gold Sponsor

Written on February 27, 2012 at 10:26, by

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that Avid has joined the organisation as its latest Gold Sponsor. As the company’s own website puts it, “From the most prestigious, award-winning productions to music and movies made at home, Avid creates the technology that people use to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved […]  More