Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Polsat Group and Tellyo extend collaboration for editing, clipping and publishing content

Polish media and telecommunications group Polsat Group has signed a further contract with long-time partner Tellyo to continue to use Tellyo Pro for editing, clipping and publishing its video content. Polsat Group uses Tellyo Pro across its TV channels, including Polsat Sport, Eleven Sports Poland, Polsat News and its online video service IPLA. The decision […]  More

Batcam flying high as a Bronze SVG Europe sponsor

Aerial filming services specialist Batcam has returned as a Bronze sponsor of SVG Europe for 2021. The company has enjoyed a strong 2020, responding to the need for COVID-safe productions with innovations such as Batcam Drive reporter which includes a full foldback speaker system and onboard monitor. It was used on Sky Sports’ cricket coverage, […]  More

FIA World Rallycross Championship reveals amended 2021 schedule

WRC Promoter has unveiled an amended 2021 calendar for the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Eight World RX rounds for spectacular Supercars will be held at seven classic venues in Europe – Norway, Sweden, Spain, Germany, France, Latvia and Belgium – between mid-June and mid-October. The headline category will be supported at six of the seven race […]  More

Extreme E’s GridPlay fan engagement concept revealed

With electric off-road racing series Extreme E due to get underway this weekend (3-4 April) in AlUla, Saudi Arabia, it has revealed reveal how GridPlay – its fan engagement concept – will work. GridPlay is said to put fans at the heart of the action, giving them the opportunity to vote for their favourite driver. […]  More

Eurosport and GCN adds to cycling coverage with Flanders Classics

Eurosport and GCN has secured the rights to show the Flanders Classics in Europe and Asia on a long-term basis. The agreement was brokered by Infront, the exclusive media rights partner of the Flanders Classics and Amstel Gold Race. All seven of the men’s and women’s Flanders Classics will be available for viewers on an exclusive […]  More

Riedel’s MicroN UHD provides decentralised signal routing and processing for Betamobil’s UHD5 OB

Betamobil, a Berlin-based provider of advanced OB production facilities and services, is the latest European customer to adopt Riedel’s MediorNet MicroN UHD media distribution and processing solution. To support its ongoing migration to IP-based operations, Betamobil has deployed 14 MicroN UHD devices to handle decentralised signal routing on board its flagship OB van – recently […]  More

OneFootball appoints Nikolaus von Doetinchem to lead OTT streaming and media rights business

Nikolaus von Doetinchem has been appointed vice president OTT streaming & media rights at OneFootball, effective 19 April. In his new role, von Doetinchem will oversee the football media platform’s live streaming and on-demand content offering and drive its media rights business. He joins at a time of rapid expansion; OneFootball has recently announced OTT […]  More

FIA World Rally Championship adds Acropolis Rally Greece to 2021 calendar

Greece will return to the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time in eight years after the fabled Acropolis Rally Greece was added to the 2021 calendar. The gruelling gravel road event forged a reputation as one of the WRC’s iconic fixtures after joining the inaugural season in 1973, and WRC Promoter has finalised a […]  More

World eX goes to the US for latest #RacingForTheClimate show

Following its season opener at Silverstone, the new RCCO World eX Championship takes its teams and drivers to the legendary Sebring International Raceway in California, US. The latest episode of #RacingForTheClimate aims to continue the strong message of raising awareness about the climate crisis in combination with the excitement of motorsport. It will be broadcast […]  More