Monthly Archives: October 2019

Belden to divest Grass Valley; Grass Valley says move is positive

Written on October 30, 2019 at 13:18, by

Belden announced today (30 October) that it will divest the Grass Valley business but the company itself quickly responded that the move is not expected to disrupt current operations, adding that it should be seen as a positive move for employees and customers. John Stroup, president, CEO and chairman of Belden, said the company concluded […]  More

ChyronHego continues Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe

Written on October 30, 2019 at 13:03, by

Once again ChyronHego has renewed its Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe. Olivier Cohen, head of commercial strategy in the broadcasting business unit at ChyronHego, commenting on the decision said: “I am very excited for ChyronHego to join SVG Europe again this year. I am sure our top-notch products for live sports broadcast production, in-venue fan […]  More

Riedel appoints Chris Johnson as general manager Australia and New Zealand

Written on October 30, 2019 at 11:03, by

Riedel Communications has announced the appointment of Chris Johnson as general manager of Riedel Australia. Johnson first joined Riedel Australia in 2016 to head up the company’s rental operation. In the meantime, he has charted significant success in developing the business and delivering complex solutions to high profile customers across Australia, including Vivid Sydney and […]  More

Thai university HD TV channel powered by PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box

Written on October 30, 2019 at 10:45, by

Rajamangala University of Technology (RMUT) in Thailand has chosen a Neo-19 series Channel-in-a-Box playout system as the heart of a new online TV channel. Operated by staff and students of the university’s Mass Communication Technology faculty, the channel will form a basis for training in the techniques of broadcast television content production and distribution. “RMUT […]  More

Professional Squash Association and Facebook team up to stream Team Championship worldwide

Written on October 29, 2019 at 17:42, by

One of the biggest events in the squash world is coming in mid-December. The 2019 World Squash Federation Men’s World Team Squash Championship will take place 15-21 December in Washington, DC, and viewers across the world will be able to stream all the action for free. Local club Squash on Fire will host, with matches […]  More

Zero6 OB truck rolls out at Mediaset’s Eurogames 2019 for Soul Movie

Written on October 29, 2019 at 17:18, by

Italy’s Video Progetti has completed the systems integration of Zero6, the latest addition to Soul Movie’s outside broadcast fleet. Soul Movie is headquartered in Rome with offices in Milan. Zero6 has already been put to use for the production of Mediaset’s Eurogames 2019 (the new name for Giochi Senza Frontiere/Games Without Frontiers/Jeux Sans Frontiers) – […]  More

RMG wins extended Meydan production and distribution deal with support from Timeline TV

Written on October 29, 2019 at 17:08, by

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has been awarded a further two-year contract by Meydan Group to provide production and distribution of the next two full horseracing seasons at Meydan Racecourse. The season is now underway and culminates with the US$35m Dubai World Cup card on 28 March 28 – recognised as the most international and valuable […]  More

DAZN to deliver more original content to Snapchat

Written on October 29, 2019 at 17:02, by

Continuing to expand its digital content portfolio, DAZN has struck a partnership with popular social media app Snapchat to deliver custom video to its Discover page. As part of the partnership, DAZN will produce two new shows that surround some of the streaming company’s exclusive boxing events. It will also heavily program its Our Story […]  More

Swiss pay-TV network Teleclub picks Blackmagic Design for UHD video playout system

Written on October 29, 2019 at 14:57, by

Teleclub, the Swiss pay-TV network, has implemented a UHD video playout system built around a Blackmagic Design 12G infrastructure, to support an increased volume of linear and pay per view (PPV) live sports channels. The network recently expanded its output to offer more than 83 channels, including eight in Ultra HD, broadcasting in German, French […]  More

Broadcast Solutions announces Broadcast Innovation Day Bingen 2019

Written on October 29, 2019 at 14:22, by

Broadcast Solutions has announced it will host its Broadcast Innovation Day 2019 at its headquarters in Bingen, Germany, on 28 November. The one day event is free of charge and will include information on new products, future technologies, hands-on demos, lectures and exhibits and will show current projects under production. The company established its Broadcast […]  More