Recent Posts by Joe Hosken

IBC 2019 Reflections: Tata’s Brian Morris on giving valued exposure to lower-scale productions

Sports that reside on the fringes of the production spectrum rarely get viewers from outside the venue. Nowadays, these niche sports can gain exposure and impact with viewers, via continuing efforts in remote home production. At the SVG Europe Sport Production Summit in Amsterdam last month we sat down with Brian Morris, vice president and […]  More

Qvest Media equips ORF with new studio control system

Systems integrator Qvest Media has been commissioned to equip Austrian public broadcaster ORF with new studio automation systems. Qvest Media will be integrating automation solutions tailored to the broadcaster’s work processes for the control of five studios at the ORF centre in Vienna. As the general contractor, Qvest Media will be taking care of all […]  More

Qatar’s Al Rayyan TV decides on Marina

Al Rayyan TV, part of the Al Rayyan Media and Marketing Company in Qatar, has deployed Pebble Beach Systems’ Marina automation at the heart of its new playout infrastructure. Al Rayyan TV embarked on a major upgrade as part of its move to a new facility last year. This incorporated a complete technology refresh for […]  More

Insight tv signs distribution deal with Dutch Telco KPN

Leading UHD broadcaster and producer of native UHD HDR content Insight tv has signed a distribution deal with Dutch telecoms operator KPN. The agreement will allow viewers in the Netherlands to watch Insight tv’s 4K UHD HDR and HD content via KPN’s IPTV service. KPN provides a wide range of services offering both 4K UHD […]  More

Olympic Channel and Japan Consortium sign strategic distribution deal

In support of its objective to engage new audiences and younger generations with the Olympic Movement all year round, the Olympic Channel has announced a new partnership with the Japan Consortium covering linear and digital platforms. The agreement runs through 2024, encompassing the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and includes linear programming blocks and digital presence, […]  More

Death of SVG Europe team member Tim Frost is announced

Sports Video Group Europe is very sad to announce that our Audience and Digital Development Manager Tim Frost passed away on Sunday 10 December. Prior to becoming a journalist and editor in business publishing, Tim worked in the pro-audio sector for Harman in its sales department. Then, talking the brave step to become a freelance writer […]  More

Finland’s Digita selects Nevion for DVB terrestrial network distribution renewal

Nevion has announced that Finnish network terrestrial operator Digita has selected Nevion equipment and software to provide a transport of signals from its headend to its transmission sites. Applying cutting-edge digital technology, Digita also develops and supplies versatile Internet TV and radio services along with services based on company’s comprehensive network infrastructure. Digita is embarking […]  More

Sky Media to use Yospace’s live ad insertion solution for Sky Go

Sky Media has chosen Yospace to provide a dynamic advertisement replacement solution for Sky Go, the leading ‘TV everywhere’ service in Europe. In addition to enabling dynamic ad serving on Sky Go Linear for the first time, Sky is now also able to reproduce the key targeting benefits of its highly successful Sky AdSmart technology […]  More