Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sports OTT Forum: Wheels of Glory – Racing OTT with World Rally [VIDEO]

Written on May 28, 2020 at 11:45, by

World Rally Championship (WRC) holds rally events globally every year where teams compete to win the coveted title of champion driver. Each rally sees drivers tackling extreme conditions all around the world, in remote locations, with WRC+ All Live, a subscription-based OTT service for live footage of each rally, adding to WRC+, the WRC OTT […]  More

LaLiga announces return with free viewing of live matches on Sky UK

Written on May 28, 2020 at 10:26, by

LaLiga, along with broadcast partner Premier Sports, has announced that LaLigaTV, the flagship 24/7 channel offering all live matches from Spain’s top-flight, will be made available for free across the UK to Sky customers throughout the month of June. Sky UK subscribers will be able to enjoy the return of Spanish football from next month, […]  More

Sportfive name revived as Lagardère completes global rebranding

Written on May 28, 2020 at 10:05, by


Sports OTT Forum: Eleven Sports’ Anouk Mertens discusses lockdown strategies and the future of OTT [VIDEO]

Written on May 28, 2020 at 09:57, by

With the coronavirus impacting on every part of the OTT business, Eleven Sports has had to take a very different approach to its output. In this interview, chief operating officer Anouk Mertens discusses how and why Eleven has been focussing on Esports, exploring new formats and archive programmes and using Skype-style tools like Watch Together […]  More

Sports TV Awards: Watch the ceremony

Written on May 28, 2020 at 09:37, by

SVG Europe presented its Sports TV Awards 2020 on Wednesday 27 May in an ‘as live’ ceremony on Youtube. You can now watch a re-run of the ceremony right here on the SVG Europe website. The Sports TV Awards 2020 were presented by Abi Stephens.    More

SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2020 winners announced

Written on May 27, 2020 at 17:36, by

SVG Europe is very pleased to announce the names of the sports broadcasting and production projects that have won the Sports TV Awards 2020, sponsored by Canon. After receiving nominations from all across Europe, covering many different sports and representing sport and media organisations big and small, the judges shortlisted 23 entries across five categories […]  More

Grass Valley Technology Alliance adds new members

Written on May 27, 2020 at 15:38, by

Grass Valley has welcomed several new members to the Grass Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA). Launched in April 2019, the certification program offers improved purchasing confidence and access to a wide range of systems and solutions that are interoperable with Grass Valley platforms and workflow components. EcoDigital, Haivision, Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) and Vitec Group’s […]  More

Densitron squares up for test and measurement

Written on May 27, 2020 at 15:28, by

Densitron has introduced a square format 1:1 aspect ratio 4.0’’ Industrial Rugged TFT Module with features designed for operation in challenging environments. Aimed at instrumentation; handheld test and measurement applications; and niche security products, the module’s in-plane switching (IPS) glass uses automotive grade fluid capable of operating from -30°c to +85°c, ideal for use in […]  More

Calrec’s Dave Sampson moves into new IP role as network specialist

Written on May 27, 2020 at 15:24, by

Calrec has created a new position to cement its reputation as a market leader in IP technology. Dave Sampson has taken on the role of network specialist to provide in-house expertise that strengthens Calrec’s ability to support customers in the move to IP. A Calrec team member for seven years, Sampson previously held the role […]  More

Sports TV Awards showcase: Outstanding Production Achievement (Event)

Written on May 27, 2020 at 11:11, by

In the last of the category showcases ahead of tonight’s Sports TV Awards ceremony, SVG Europe profiles the projects that have been nominated for the Outstanding Production Achievement (Event) award. In this category, SVG Europe recognises a sports production that has delivered outstanding live coverage for viewers and/or media partners and pushed the boundaries of […]  More