Monthly Archives: November 2019

BBC Sport snaps up rights to show coverage of the FIFA Club World Cup

Written on November 29, 2019 at 11:37, by

The BBC will show live coverage of the 2019 Club World Cup in the UK after picking up the rights to the FIFA-organised tournament. The competition kicks off on 11 December in Qatar and will feature the champions of each continent. European champions Liverpool will compete in the 16th edition of the competition in the capital […]  More

RTVE captures the action at 2019 Rally of Morocco with TVU Networks

Written on November 29, 2019 at 11:34, by

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE chose TVU Networks’ equipment to get up close on the action at this year’s Rally of Morocco, which took place from 3-9 October. The Rally of Morocco has been ongoing since 1982 and is the most renowned rally in the country, bringing in the best racers every year. The dynamic event […]  More

Scout Gaming and Eurovision Sport create fantasy winter game for ÖSV

Written on November 29, 2019 at 11:14, by

Eurovision Sport, in partnership with Scout Gaming, has launched a direct-to-fan experience for the Austrian Ski Association (ÖSV) that takes the form of an online fantasy winter sports game. Available for the first time last weekend (28 November), Ski Austria Expert is a manager simulation game that enables fans to put together their personal fantasy […]  More

LaLiga teams with D-Smart on Turkish partnership for next three seasons

Written on November 29, 2019 at 11:02, by

LaLiga has announced a new agreement with Turkish pay platform D-Smart to broadcast the competition in Turkey until the end of the 2021-22 season. D-Smart will broadcast LaLiga on its pay platform while showing one free-to-air match every week via YouTube. A minimum of six matches per game week will be shown on D-Smart’s sports […]  More

CenturyLink goes for enhanced fibre network throughout Europe

Written on November 29, 2019 at 10:40, by

CenturyLink is expanding its reach in Europe with new metro networks in Madrid, Spain and Marseille, and France. Additionally the company is connecting an additional 90 data centres to its network in six core markets. These strategic expansions, in key hubs of business and commerce in Europe, will deliver high speed connectivity and advanced technology […]  More

FIFA certifies EVS Xeebra for its Virtual Offside Line

Written on November 28, 2019 at 17:51, by

EVS’ Xeebra AI-driven offside line technology has successfully completed FIFA’s Quality Programme for Virtual Offside Lines (VOL). The FIFA Quality Standard certification for VOL highlights the accuracy and consistency of the EVS solution. EVS took part in two independently run testing events in September 2019, hosted by LaLiga clubs Getafe CF and CD Leganés, that […]  More

AWS becomes official cloud and AI provider of the Seattle Seahawks

Written on November 28, 2019 at 17:41, by

AWS is now a cloud, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) provider for the Seattle Seahawks. In addition to moving the vast majority of its infrastructure to AWS, the NFL team will use the breadth and depth of AWS’s services, including compute, storage, database, analytics and ML to drive deep analysis of game footage […]  More

Demand for personalised TV is spurring most broadcasters to offer tailored ads

Written on November 28, 2019 at 17:32, by

Four-fifths (80%) of broadcasters are considering implementing ads tailored to the consumer but are increasingly falling behind streaming services due to hesitance around adopting cloud technologies, according to research carried out on behalf of ATEME. The survey of those in middle management positions or above within the realms of TV and broadcast also found that […]  More

Study: UK sees 60% rise in women’s football fans since 2017

Written on November 28, 2019 at 16:23, by


beIN secures exclusive rights to Qatar’s Fifa Club World Cup

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