Monthly Archives: January 2021

CJP Broadcast launches StreamSmart+

Written on January 25, 2021 at 12:36, by

CJP Broadcast has launched StreamSmart+, a new service designed to enable sports clubs to launch their own television channels easily and affordably. Alongside the new service, the company will also offer full training and system support in every aspect of the operation from production to content management, to help each club establish a capable in-house […]  More

Eleven Belgium agrees multi-year rights extension with UFC

Written on January 25, 2021 at 12:33, by

Eleven Belgium has secured a multi-year rights extension with the UFC to continue to bring the best action to MMA fans. Viewers will be able to enjoy the UFC, as well as Cage Warriors, with the Eleven fight pass, available for €6.99 a month. Guillaume Collard, managing director of Eleven Belgium and Eleven’s group chief […]  More

Drop Ship Audio expands its Calrec roster with Artemis Beam

Written on January 25, 2021 at 12:26, by

Drop Ship Audio has expanded its Calrec line-up, adding an Artemis Beam for major TV network use. The new Artemis has been installed in a studio with a US network to be used on a popular reality show in its fourth season. It offers 340 channel processing paths and Bluefin2 and Hydra2 technologies. With regard […]  More

A revolutionary approach to sports content offering and delivery

Written on January 25, 2021 at 06:44, by

By Massimo Magrì, EU commercial director, Supponor Along with many other sectors, broadcast media is experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 situation that currently keeps everyone on a tight grip. We have entered an era designated as the ‘new normal’, in which our habits change significantly and industries are forced to adopt different business and […]  More

Remote production gives lifeline to sports broadcasters

Written on January 25, 2021 at 06:32, by

By Julian Fernandez-Campon, chief technology officer, Tedial For this article, I’ve been asked to write a review of how sport has evolved technologically in 2020. If I’d sat down to write this at the beginning of November 2019, I could never have imagined how 2020 would have played out, or the fast turnaround of the […]  More

The ongoing advantages of virtualisation and infinite scalability

Written on January 25, 2021 at 06:29, by

By Eric Bolten, VP strategic account development, Zixi Obviously the main story from 2020 was the COVID-19 pandemic and the way that it accelerated the changes that were already underway in the industry. Everyone had their own ‘in case of emergency break glass’ plans to virtualise and accelerate virtualisation within their organisations, but the pandemic […]  More

Tennis Channel International responds to COVID pandemic with live programming push

Written on January 22, 2021 at 16:44, by

When Tennis Channel International was launched in Germany last May, the OTT service didn’t intend to broadcast live tennis programming. But COVID-19 and its impact on the tennis world opened up opportunities that were unforeseen only months earlier.  More

Live from Galle (via Colombo, Isleworth and Manchester) – Sky Sports goes remote for England cricket commentary

Written on January 22, 2021 at 10:24, by

Faced with the threat of COVID-19, and the subsequent travel restrictions for talent and production crew, Sky Sports has adopted a remote commentary workflow for its live coverage of England’s two-match Test cricket series in Sri Lanka: a set-up that links Galle to Isleworth via Colombo and Manchester. Between the first and second tests, SVG […]  More

“It’s like fielding at short leg. You don’t want to do it too well because you’ll be in there for the rest of your career!”

Written on January 22, 2021 at 09:36, by

Ahead of England’s second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sky Sports commentator and former England captain Nasser Hussain talks to SVG Europe about the ups and downs of doing remote commentary. None of the Sky Sports commentary team are at the ground for this series because of COVID. How have you found the experience? […]  More

SVG Europe Women Virtual Wellbeing announces Liberation: A freedom model for good stress

Written on January 22, 2021 at 09:28, by

SVG Europe Women Virtual Wellbeing has announced its first workshop of 2021, which aims to help participants cope better with stress. Liberation: A freedom model for good stress will take place on 11 February 2021 at 10am (UK time). Special guest speaker, chartered and counselling psychologist Sarah Hosken, will take participants through a view of […]  More