Monthly Archives: March 2020

Eleven Sports provides NBA TV access in Belgium

Written on March 31, 2020 at 16:49, by

Eleven Sports Belgium is keeping house-bound basketball fans entertained by providing them with daily access to NBA TV. NBA TV will offer archived action from the regular season and playoff games, analysis and basketball documentaries every day from midnight until noon on Eleven Sports 2. From noon until midnight, the channel will then focus in […]  More

Coping in a crisis: How Eurovision Services is handling the impact of the coronavirus [VIDEO]

Written on March 31, 2020 at 16:25, by

In an exclusive video interview, Eurovision Services chief executive Marco Tinnirello reveals how his company and workforce reacted and adapted after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19. “One of the key things we have learnt is that to not make a decision is much more dangerous than taking a decision without facts.” Speaking […]  More

Cloud-native platforms can help urgent need for remote working says RCS

Written on March 31, 2020 at 16:00, by

Staff members at Reality Check Solutions around the world have already adopted remote working and the company believes it is in a position to help media content producers large and small make the move to at-home cloud-based operation. RCS President Andrew Heimbold told SVG Europe, “The last few weeks have seen unprecedented change and on […]  More

TV3 uses TVU Anywhere mobile app for fan-focused Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona

Written on March 31, 2020 at 14:39, by

The Televisió de Catalunya (TV3) programme ‘Minut a Minut’ used TVU Network technology to provide fan-focused coverage of last month’s El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid. Making use of the mobile transmitter app TVU Anywhere, TV3 was able to simultaneously host 29 football fans globally in a virtual talk show during the two hour […]  More

EMG and Simply Live team for affordable remote VAR over public internet

Written on March 31, 2020 at 14:31, by

Euro Media Group (EMG) has launched a fully cloud-based video review solution for video assistant referee (VAR) with Simply Live. The new combined technology means that VAR match officials can work remotely from anywhere with internet access. Spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic, EMG and Simplylive have worked together to develop and deploy a cloud-based […]  More

Italian regional PBS RAS goes live with Synamedia virtualised DCM

Written on March 31, 2020 at 13:26, by

Italian regional public service broadcaster RAS has gone live with Synamedia’s virtualised digital content manager (DCM) as it prepares to migrate from DVB-T SD/HD to DVB-T2/HEVC HD services by June 2022. Since deploying Synamedia’s futureproof software-centric DCM solution, RAS has the flexibility to transition smoothly to the new standards within this deadline. RAS is using Synamedia DCM for satellite input and DVB-T transmissions and virtualised […]  More

Grass Valley launches business continuity initiative to support customers

Written on March 31, 2020 at 13:24, by

Grass Valley has launched a business continuity initiative designed to help customers throughout the COVID-19 crisis. With the aim of helping to protect broadcasters, content owners and production companies, giving them enhanced operational support options and free access to selected services, Grass Valley is stepping up its commitment to supporting the media industry by providing […]  More

Grabyo announces Reuters partnership for remote live stream publishing

Written on March 31, 2020 at 13:21, by

Grabyo has announced a global partnership with Reuters that enables news organisations, broadcasters and publishers to remotely edit and publish live video from Reuters Connect in real-time. With the current COVID-19 pandemic, the continued distribution of both live news broadcasts and real time content is of paramount importance. The partnership simplifies the way distributed news […]  More

Inter Miami partners with Grabyo for Twitch Stream Aid 2020 broadcast

Written on March 31, 2020 at 13:19, by

While Major League Soccer (MLS) continues to practice social distancing, Inter Miami CF partnered with Grabyo to remotely broadcast live to Twitch’s Stream Aid 2020. The 12 hour long event brought together the worlds of gaming, music, and sports to benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Using Grabyo’s cloud-based live production platform, Grabyo Producer, Inter […]  More

COVID-19 crisis: PAYE freelancers fearful that they won’t qualify for state support

Written on March 31, 2020 at 13:16, by

A Bectu survey of PAYE freelancers in the UK has found that almost half (47%) do not expect to be eligible for support through the coronavirus job retention scheme set-up by the government. The finding, which consists of people who were not employed on 1 March, is based on a survey of 1,900 PAYE freelancers […]  More