Monthly Archives: September 2015

Trilogy expands Middle East presence with Childs

Written on September 30, 2015 at 13:03, by

Trilogy has announced the appointment of Andrew Childs as business development manager for the Middle East. Childs arrives at Trilogy from Quantum, a leading storage, archive, and data protection solutions provider, where he was regional sales manager for the Middle East. Trilogy Sales Director Ewan Johnston said, “With the launch of exciting new products, Trilogy […]  More

New study suggests sports content is best antidote to cord-cutting

Written on September 30, 2015 at 13:01, by

Among consumers who have cut the pay-TV cord within the last two years but who express any interest in returning to pay-TV, two out of five (39%) say sports channels are a reason to return, according to new survey by Frank N. Magid Associates. Additionally, nine out of 10 (88%) sports fans say they watch […]  More

Sky Sports to begin live coverage of the Open golf championship in 2016

Written on September 30, 2015 at 12:36, by

Sky Sports will begin its partnership with the R&A next year, with exclusive live coverage of the 145th Open from Royal Troon. The agreement follows the announcement in February that from 2017, Sky Sports will be the new home of golf’s oldest major championship. Sky Sports will now begin its coverage in 2016 and will […]  More

Wolfsburg chief calms fears over impact of VW scandal

Written on September 30, 2015 at 12:32, by

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CSP Mobile Productions selects Joseph Electronics for fibre during Fox football broadcasts

Written on September 30, 2015 at 11:06, by

Joseph Electronics (JE) has announced that CSP Mobile Productions has deployed a set of DFT-12-JR fiber transport modules to handle HD video transport for Fox Sports’ college football broadcasts. The units enable CSP to make more efficient use of fibre during the broadcasts. “When we signed our multiyear contract with Fox to cover college football […]  More

German production company _wige GROUP goes to the cloud with Signiant

Written on September 30, 2015 at 11:04, by

When it comes to developing adrenaline-pumping motorsports content, few production companies across Europe do it better than Germany-based _wige GROUP. The company specialises in motion-picture content for TV broadcasters and digital platforms, among many outlets. Working with clients and at events around the globe, _wige GROUP has made it a priority to invest in flexible, […]  More

Dutch National Opera & Ballet upgrades to Clear-Com FreeSpeak II

Written on September 30, 2015 at 10:59, by

The Dutch National Opera & Ballet (NO&B) has upgraded its wireless intercom system to Clear-Com’s FreeSpeak II system for critical communication between production crew throughout its Amsterdam venue, the Stopera. The new system, which includes 70 FreeSpeak II beltpacks and 35 FreeSpeak II Antennas, was supplied by AudioPro Netherlands. “NO&B was one of the first […]  More

F1 teams take to EU competition commission over sport’s governance

Written on September 29, 2015 at 12:16, by

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Eurosport signs F1 deal for TV and digital in Portugal

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:21, by

Eurosport has made an addition to its growing portfolio of premium sports properties by securing the exclusive TV and digital rights to the FIA Formula One World Championship in Portugal from 2016 to 2018. The deal with Formula One Management (FOM) covers all races, qualifying and practice sessions of the premier motorsports event for the […]  More

DutchView Infostrada selects IP camera approach for live ‘cloud production’

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:17, by

DutchView Infostrada has purchased 12 LDX 86 WorldCam cameras that use the IP solution from Grass Valley. The cameras will be used by NEP’s newly acquired DutchView Infostrada businesses, part of the purchase of Consolidated Media Industries (CMI) that closed in August this year. By using the cameras connected to the IP solution, DutchView Infostrada […]  More