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Verizon Media on going OTT with sports broadcasting

By Scott Goldman, director of product management, Verizon Media Platform The media landscape is changing and 2020 is going to be a momentous milestone for streaming particularly in the live sports arena. More and more streaming platforms are now bidding for and winning the rights to matches and games with the objective of becoming a major player […]  More

Looking at the key trends for sports video in 2020 with Harmonic

By Thierry Fautier, vice president, video strategy, Harmonic The world of sports video is moving at a rapid pace. Over the past year, we’ve seen an increase in the number of live OTT sports channels, and sports fans have shown a willingness to pay for premium video streaming experiences. There are a number of key […]  More

MediaKind looks at key trends in the sports broadcasting market for the next year

By Olie Baumann, lead engineer for Cygnus 360° events, MediaKind Disruption in the media industry is rife. Innovations and evolving consumer viewing habits are transforming our expectations of how live events, and in particular live sports, are watched. While sport remains the biggest draw for TV viewers worldwide, finding ways to deliver this video content […]  More

NEP outlines its vision for sports broadcasting in the next decade

By Brian Clark, director of sales, NEP UK, Donald Begg, director of technology, NEP UK, and Ben Tompsett, head of broadcast at Creative Technology Looking ahead at 2020 and beyond, one of the things we see is that remote production is going to become more mainstream. The production model is maturing all the time and, […]  More

Crashing through the digital turnstile of broadcasting with Limelight Networks

By Steve Miller Jones, vice president of edge strategic and solutions architecture, Limelight Networks The average American subscriber pays for three video services, according to a 2019 Deloitte Insights survey. Cheaper than cable, yes, but with so many new options, like Disney+, HBO Max and Peacock coming in to play, are consumers are getting overwhelmed? […]  More

Mobile Viewpoint on how AI is bringing lower league sports to the masses

By Michel Bais, CEO, Mobile Viewpoint Traditionally it was difficult to follow your local sports team unless they were in the higher leagues and had the necessary media coverage. But with the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) coupled with IP media workflows, what was previously unaffordable has become a low-cost reality, and that could include […]  More

Imagen asks what 2020 has in store for sports broadcasting

By Will Pitt, head of sport, Imagen 2020 looks set to be another huge year for world sport with the Olympic and Paralympic Games, football’s Euro 2020 and the ICC Women’s and Men’s World T20 Championships all taking place, to name but a few. These events, and others, are likely to cement the way in […]  More