Monthly Archives: October 2017

Live from Twickenham: CTV helps NFL gain international traction with London games

Written on October 31, 2017 at 16:27, by

American football has been making a play for more European viewers for ten years now, basing two games, initially, in London, rising to three, and this year playing four in the UK capital for the first time – two each at Wembley and Twickenham. The international host broadcast US operations were instigated by Ken Aagaard […]  More

With help from Deluxe Entertainment, ESL broadcasts worldwide

Written on October 31, 2017 at 13:12, by

The Electronic Sports League (ESL) saw huge demand for live video from its championship event this year, and that was a first. Luckily, it found a partner that could work on a nerve-rackingly short schedule to provide broadcasters with the feeds they needed. Everyone in the online-video industry knows that esports championships regularly garner millions […]  More

South Africa set to secure 2023 Rugby World Cup

Written on October 31, 2017 at 12:32, by

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Discovery Communications completes move of US network playout to public cloud

Written on October 31, 2017 at 12:19, by

Evertz Microsystems and Discovery Communications, home of global brands including Discovery Channel, TLC and ID, have completed the transition of Discovery’s US networks to public cloud-based origination utilising an Evertz solution running within the Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Public Cloud. In partnership with Evertz, Discovery Communications has built a highly resilient, reliable, fully virtualised and […]  More

SES Networks and CETel provide end to end connectivity for telco in Africa

Written on October 31, 2017 at 12:18, by

A major European telecom operator will bring connectivity to new areas across North and West Africa and enable contingency services during fibre outages using a satellite-based solution. The network is implemented by CETel, a German provider of global end-to-end communications solutions, in partnership with SES Networks, who will deliver C-band capacity on SES’s NSS-7 satellite.  […]  More

David Antoine joins Lawo’s Radio Technical Support team

Written on October 31, 2017 at 12:15, by

Lawo has announced the hiring of David Antoine, CBRE, CBNT as the latest member of the company’s Radio Technical Support team.  A distinguished radio chief who’s spent nearly 40 years in broadcasting, Antoine has held positions with some of  New York’s most prestigious radio outlets, beginning with WNCN-FM and subsequently at WOR, WBLS-FM, and WQXR-FM, […]  More

MX1 teams up with live streaming OTT service fuboTV

Written on October 31, 2017 at 12:13, by

MX1, a solution provider of media services, has announced that its services will be used by sports-centric live streaming TV company, fuboTV. MX1 aggregates and delivers sports and entertainment channels before providing them on the fuboTV platform for distribution to multiple devices in multiple formats, enabling the company to expand its content offering and reach […]  More

SVG’s Sportel panels focus on social video, OTT, developing tech

Written on October 30, 2017 at 17:32, by

The 2017 collaboration at Sportel Europe with Sports Video Group (SVG) once again put the focus on helping Sportel attendees understand not only how they can make the most of social video via a discussion with Facebook’s Rob Shaw and Johannes Franken of HBS but also a debate about the future of technology featuring Ali […]  More

Bernie Ross, former head of UEFA production, missing since 18 October

Written on October 30, 2017 at 17:05, by

Bernie Ross,  the former head of production for UEFA and an advisory board member of SVG Europe has been missing since 18 October. Anyone in our industry who hears from Bernie is asked to please contact Thames Valley Police reference 43170311231.  More

FutureSport 2017: Sky Sports cricket chief to discuss innovation present and future

Written on October 30, 2017 at 15:55, by

SVG Europe is delighted to confirm that Sky Sports Head of Cricket Bryan Henderson will take part in a session at FutureSport on November 29 entitled ‘Howzat? The Evolution of Televised Cricket on Sky Sports – Present and Future’. Henderson will be joined by Sky Sports Technical Manager Robin Broomfield, CTV OB Technical Director Hamish […]  More