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Coronavirus crisis: Keeping sports audiences engaged with personalisation

By Venkat Venkateshwaran, chief marketing and development officer, NativeWaves As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, sports organisers, broadcasters and production companies are feeling the full impact of this crisis. Event cancellations, postponements, disruptions to production, last-minute changes to programming schedules and loss of advertising are all leading to a significant drop in […]  More

Infographic: Football leagues with the most unfinished business

By Martin Armstrong, data journalist, Statista Since the coronavirus outbreak took hold in Europe, professional sport has ground to a halt with all major competitions either postponed or cancelled completely. In football, the ‘big five’ leagues have been put on hold until 2 April at the earliest, leaving a whole load of sporting questions unanswered. […]  More

Cerberus on how niche sports can increase viewers in 2020

By Chris Clarke, CEO, Cerberus While major sports take the limelight, niche sports have always struggled to grow their audience. Although smaller in numbers, their audiences often have the same geographic spread as tier one sports, but the cost of global distribution is often outside of the budgets. Historically it was not possible for them […]  More

Ransome joins Ross Video as UK regional sales manager

Ross Video has announced that James Ransome has joined the EMEA sales team, taking the role of regional sales manager for the UK. Ransome started his career in broadcast working at Presteigne Broadcast Hire before taking on sales roles outside the industry. In 2015 Ransome returned to broadcast to work in a sales account manager […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: Grabyo CEO Gareth Capon sees automation, the cloud as the pulse of the broadcast industry

By Gareth Capon, CEO, Grabyo The broadcast industry is changing, fast. The sector is moving swiftly to meet the demands of today’s consumer, leading to technological developments that have brought the internet closer to the TV than ever before. As we witnessed at this year’s IBC Show, this momentum shows no sign of slowing down.  More

LYNX Technik is new member of AIMS Alliance for IP Media Solutions

LYNX Technik AG has joined the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). LYNX Technik’s solutions are installed at facilities worldwide supporting applications ranging from broadcast production, playout and distribution, global sporting events, houses of worship, government, as well as medical installation and theatrical events. With the ever-changing AV environments that media companies are operating within, LYNX […]  More

Guest Comment: Protecting sports rights in a multiscreen and OTT world

A recent BBC study exploring the threat of sports content piracy in the UK showed that a third of fans watch illegal streams of matches. If this level of piracy continues or worsens, it will negatively affect record high rights valuations we’re currently seeing, and hit subscription and advertising revenues hard, writes David Briggs, Chairman […]  More