Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Thought Leadership: Signiant’s Greg Hoskin on file-based content and major sports events

Although the talk of the sports broadcast town is generally the topic of live action, post-sporting event content, such as highlights packages, are generated from huge volumes of footage that need to be transported as well. Here we talk to Greg Hoskin, managing director for EMEA and APAC at Signiant, about file acceleration technologies and […]  More

CenturyLink on moving ahead with Level 3

CenturyLink completed its acquisition of Level 3 Communications on 2 November 2017, creating a company with one of the largest global networks. It now serves customers in more than 60 countries and connects more than 350 metropolitan areas with approximately 100,000 on-net buildings. Here we talk to Rory McVicar, head of internet and content delivery […]  More

Lined up: How Eurosport deployed Hitomi’s MatchBox for Winter Olympics

Eurosport, the pan-European sports broadcaster owned by Discovery, chose Hitomi’s MatchBox technology to ensure that live delivery of Olympic Winter Games coverage from PyeongChang was accurately lined up, succinctly combining video and audio. Being the first broadcaster to hold all TV and multi-platform rights across Europe, excluding France 2018-2020, and Russia, Eurosport’s coverage served 48 […]  More