Recent Posts by Amber Fisher

Viaccess-Orca and Ateme announce new contribution watermarking solution

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, and Ateme have announced a new contribution watermarking solution. VO’s software-based dynamic watermarking technology is embedded and ready to use within IRDs and encoders from Ateme, enabling content owners and providers to precisely identify the source of video piracy leaks […]  More

BT Sport announced as exclusive broadcaster of Serie A in UK and Ireland until 2024

BT Sport has been announced as the exclusive broadcaster of Serie A in the UK and Ireland until 2024. The three-season deal has been agreed with Infront, the league’s exclusive international media rights partner, running through to the 2024 season. Rachel Knight, sports rights director at BT Sport, commented: “We want to provide our customers […]  More

Synamedia acquires ContentArmor to strengthen portfolio of security offerings

Synamedia has acquired ContentArmor, a privately-held developer of forensic watermarking solutions for the media and entertainment industry. By adding ContentArmor’s technology to its portfolio of security offerings,  Synamedia strengthens its ability to meet video service providers’ edge and 5G security demands. Additionally, it boosts Synamedia’s anti-piracy capabilities for movie studios and sports rightsholders, across both […]  More

Sport1 launches eSportsOne in Scandinavia in co-operation with Telenor

Sport1 has launched eSportsOne in Norway and Sweden after concluding a distribution co-operation with Telenor. The expansion means that esports fans in Scandanavia will now have access to eSportsOne’s 24/7 programme of content, comprising of over 1,000 live hours per year of international esports events as well as exclusive, self-produced analysis formats. The content programme […]  More

Extreme E confirms partnership with TV2

Extreme E has confirmed its partnership with TV2, one of Hungary’s most popular entertainment stations. TV2 will broadcast all five of this season’s X Prixs on its free to air linear channels, TV2, SuperTV2, Spiler 1 and Spiler 2. In addition, the Budapest-based broadcaster will also air Extreme E’s race highlights, review and magazine shows, […]  More

Sky Germany to broadcast electric off-road racing series Extreme E

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has confirmed that Sky Germany will broadcast coverage of the championship’s X Prixs, highlights and magazine shows. Sky Germany’s coverage of the tournament is to be broadcast in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and will be available to view in both German and English. Charly Classen, executive vice president of […]  More

RaceTech signs new three-year partnership with York Racecourse

RaceTech, the outside broadcast and technical service provider to racing, has signed a new three-year agreement with York Racecourse. The new contract will see RaceTech continue to provide public address, photo finish, starting stalls, enhanced graphics and technical support for the racecourse. John Bozza, chief executive officer at RaceTech, commented: “We are really pleased to […]  More

36th America’s Cup races ahead with distribution to broadcasters covering nearly 200 territories

The 36th America’s Cup has confirmed its coverage will be distributed to broadcasters in nearly 200 territories, with the aim of making the competition more accessible at a time when no broadcasters are allowed to attend the event due to the pandemic. The yacht race has signed a record line up of international broadcasters this year, including […]  More

Extreme E adds Belgium’s Radio Télévision Belge Francophone to its broadcast portfolio

Extreme E has confirmed Belgium’s Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF) as the latest addition to its growing list of broadcasters. The series will join a long list of motorsport already available on the RTBF’s linear channel and digital platform, including Formula 1. RTBF is the public broadcasting organisation of the French Community of Belgium, the […]  More

Eleven Portugal secures rights to Nascar Cup Series for 2021 and 2022 seasons

Eleven Portugal has secured the exclusive rights to the Nascar Cup Series for the 2021 and 2022 seasons, with coverage beginning at last weekend’s Daytona 500. Portuguese viewers will have access to Nascar across Eleven’s linear and OTT platforms with Eleven’s annual Motor Pass, which is available for €4.99 per month. The pass also includes […]  More