Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Taking IP on the road with Grass Valley’s Jan-Pieter van Welsem

Grass Valley has taken IP on the road in the latest of its tours to inform customers about exactly what this technology can offer for broadcast production. Over the past 24 months there have been a number of high profile IP deployments in the European region, with broadcasters installing all-IP broadcast networks in their new […]  More

Aspera gets ready for another ‘golden’ year with SVG Europe

Aspera has announced it has renewed its Gold level membership with SVG Europe. Aspera’s patented technology accelerates the secure transfer of large files or data sets. The company, which has been part of IBM since 2014,  allows customers to access Aspera’s most advanced core technologies, features and capabilities, combining innovations with the company’s file transfer […]  More

HD+ viewers can now enjoy live Formula 1 in UHD with RTL UHD

European entertainment network Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland started broadcasting its Ultra HD channel RTL UHD to German viewers on 28 April, via SES’s HD platform HD+. The Ultra HD channel began with live transmission of the Formula 1 race from Baku, Azerbaijan, and will subsequently broadcast 17 races of the 2018 season, while distributing all the […]  More

CamSoda Legends brings MMA greats to world’s first interactive live broadcast

Today, CamSoda, a live cam platform, announced its first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) event, CamSoda Legends. This continues Camsoda’s foray into original digital programming. The event, scheduled for 26 April in Fort Lauderdale, will be live streamed for free on http://legends.camsoda.com. Featured bouts on the stacked card include Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco “Suave” Rodriguez taking on […]  More

New federation partnerships for Olympic Channel

The Olympic Channel has announced that it has reached cooperation agreements with the international governing bodies for kickboxing, SAMBO, and squash, and the Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs (FICTS) to collaborate on content for the multi-platform global media destination.  The agreements, made during a productive week at the 2018 SportAccord Convention in Bangkok, Thailand, with […]  More

MOOV renews Gold sponsorship at SVG Europe

Once again MOOV has renewed its Gold level sponsorship at SVG Europe, helping to take the sporting broadcast industry forward over the next 12 months. Commented Duncan Foot, managing director at MOOV: “The decision to renew our SVG Europe Gold sponsorship was an easy one to make and we are proud to continue our association […]  More

Matt Stagg poached from EE to join BT Sport in new role

EE’s Matt Stagg has joined BT Sport, stepping into a new role as director of mobile strategy at the broadcaster. BT Sport stated that the move helps underline the importance of mobile to the broadcaster’s ambitions.  Stagg, who was formerly head of mobile video and content at EE, will be responsible for developing BT Sport’s mobile […]  More