Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Telstra delivers full fibre contribution network for AFC Asian Cup

The 2019 Asian Football Confederation’s AFC Asian Cup ended last month and it proved to be a success for Telstra Broadcast Services which was contracted by Lagardere Sports (the commercial partner of the AFC) to design, deliver, and operate the professional live contribution media network. Telstra built a professional overlay media network to deliver all […]  More

Football Summit 2019: Match directors share the secrets to storytelling success

Top match directors took to the stage at Football Summit 2019 to discuss their role within a production, outline how any production is a true team effort and ponder the technology that can sometimes make a difference (as long as it doesn’t interfere with the storytelling). “Doing nothing, bizarrely, is often the best thing,” said […]  More

Sports Anti-Piracy Summit lays out the challenge and offers solutions

The 2019 Sports Anti-Piracy Summit, held in Mexico City last week, kicked off with a presentation by Daniel Steinmetz, head anti-piracy officer, Fox Networks Group Latin America, and a robust discussion among key executives from Latin American soccer leagues and La Liga. Mariano Elizondo, president, Superliga Argentina, said that, if the industry does not come together […]  More

Live from Super Bowl LIII: NFL Films serves up world feed with record number of rightsholders onsite

The NFL Films world feed of Super Bowl LIII once again plays a major role, ultimately being distributed to more than 180 countries and territories and in 25 languages. And, in a sign of the game’s growing popularity outside the US, broadcasters from 25 countries are onsite, the most ever. Twelve of them have studios; […]  More

Live from Super Bowl LIII: Mercedez-Benz stadium scoreboard operations improve tech ahead of big game

The team at AMB Sports + Entertainment, the subsidiary of AMB Group that oversees scoreboard technical facilities and operations, gave their facilities a technical facelift to ensure it was ready to meet the expectations of Super Bowl fans. “We have a fully IP infrastructure and we expanded it for the Super Bowl as our existing […]  More