Recent Posts by George Bevir

FIFA launches ad-funded live football streaming service FIFA+

FIFA has launched FIFA+, an ad-funded streaming service that will show live games, feature-length documentaries and archive content. Available from today, the OTT platform will air 40,000 live matches every year from 100 Member Associations across all six confederations, including 11,000 women’s matches. FIFA said the services would provide live coverage from Europe’s top leagues […]  More

BT Sport delivers live 8K broadcast of Saracens v Bristol Bears rugby match

BT Sport has delivered the UK’s first live 8K broadcast of a top-tier sporting event into the home, teaming up with a host of partners to continue its ongoing interest in 8K. The broadcaster aired the Saracens v Bristol Bears Gallagher Premiership Rugby match, which took place on 26 March, live in 8K into selected […]  More

Gravity Media partners with Dubai’s 7 Production for World Cup facilities

Gravity Media has teamed up with with Dubai’s 7 Production to provide outside broadcast facilities for international rights and non-rights holders for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in November. Both companies will offer the use of 4K and HD truck-based facilities including ‘Suhail’, Gravity Media’s six-camera HD OB vehicle with DSNG capability as […]  More

EMG chief executive Shaun Gregory on plans to create “the Amazon of OB”

EMG chief executive Shaun Gregory has outlined his vision for the broadcast services group, with further investment in IP, studios and remote production to support the ultimate aim of creating “the Amazon of the OB business”. Speaking with SVG Europe a week after the rebrand of its UK subsidiaries CTV and Telegenic under the EMG […]  More

SVG Europe and Layer0 by Limelight to host fan experience webinar

Join SVG Europe, LayerO by Limelight and Blue Triangle for a discussion on how to ensure sports fans are rewarded with the best possible online experience. The live webinar, which will take place at 2pm (GMT) on Wednesday 20 April, will be particularly useful for e-commerce managers, website managers, digital managers and marketing managers. During […]  More

Premier Sports partners with WSC Sports for automated highlights

Premier Sports has partnered with AI video technology firm WSC Sports to produce automated highlights of LaLiga games, the Scottish Cup and Premier Sports Cup, United Rugby Championship, Top14 Rugby and the NHL. The subscription-based sports broadcaster for the UK and Ireland will distribute the highlights via its Premier Sports TV channel, OTT channel Premier […]  More

OB firms CTV and Telegenic to rebrand under EMG banner

Euro Media Group (EMG) is rebranding its subsidiaries CTV and Telegenic under the EMG brand, as the company seeks to tap into the group’s wider resources and further develop its remote offering. The rebrand is part of EMG’s strategy to remove any barriers between the two UK-based production services firms and develop a single European […]  More

New Grass Valley chief executive hails cloud-based “revolution”

Niche and lower league sports have been highlighted as potential areas of growth and opportunity for Grass Valley by new chief executive Andrew Cross, who describes the shift to cloud-based production as potentially one of the biggest changes to the way content is created. Cross, who was unveiled as Grass Valley chief executive earlier this […]  More