Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Live from Barcelona: Massive Interactive says live broadcast is back, but OTT

Broadcasting has done a full circle turnaround, from live linear TV to video on demand back to live again, said Massive Interactive’s director of product marketing and communications, Jason Bradwell, speaking to SVG Europe at Mobile World Congress. However, this time live content is focused on over the top (OTT), he stated. “There has been […]  More

Live from Barcelona: Amdocs and Vubiquity help wannabe OTT providers get in the game fast

Sports broadcasters can take a hands-off approach to the tech side of content protection and distribution said Amdocs and Vubiquity, which was acquired by Amdocs last week. Vubiquity, a provider of premium digital content services and technology solutions, is now part of Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies. Amdocs […]  More

Live from Barcelona: LaLiga kicks off with tech showcase demonstrating its dedication to fan experience

LaLiga has taken SVG Europe behind the scenes at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for a look at the cutting edge technology used by the association to enhance the TV viewing experience for its global base of football fans. With around 2.5 billion people following LaLiga around the world, Joris Evers, chief communications officer at […]  More

BVE 2018: Aperi ready with IP processing and remote production tech

Aperi is set to present several technology demonstrations on the IABM Pavilion at BVE in London, including its latest live sports remote production platform, an IP multiviewer and its unique software function app store for real time media processing. During its first BVE show since opening its London office, Aperi’s local team will speak to […]  More

CenturyLink renews Gold sponsorship at SVG Europe

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that CenturyLink, the second largest US communications provider to global enterprise customers, has signed its sponsorship contract to be a Gold sponsor for another year. Rory McVicar, head of internet and content delivery services EMEA at CenturyLink, commented: “We are now at a tipping point in online sports viewership. […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: Volcano City’s Hassan Peymani on the lack of IT skills killing sports broadcasters

The latest focus at Volcano City is on the sheer lack of IT skills out there in the broadcast industry, from sports broadcasters to federations, which is preventing those organisations from seizing the opportunities that over the top (OTT) content can provide. Here, we chat with Volcano City’s Hassan Peymani, about why this is a […]  More