Recent Posts by SVG Contributor

Sport content pirates making the most of lockdown to raise their game

By Avigail Gutman, vice president of intelligence and security operations, Synamedia When Europe went into a COVID-19-induced lockdown in March and called time on live sport, many streaming pirates found themselves all at sea. While both legal and illegal streaming hit new highs because so many people were stuck at home, the absence of lucrative […]  More

Streaming impact: From crowded homes to empty stadiums

By Steve Miller-Jones, VP edge solutions and solution architecture at Limelight Networks With sports games and award shows cancelled, the world has moved entertainment away from public venues and into the home, with end users consuming more content than ever before, and for extended periods of time. With the media now navigating uncharted territory the industry is seeing a subtle shift […]  More

Movicom’s CEO Victor Pakhomov talks tech and innovation in 2020

By Victor Pakhomov, CEO of Movicom This NAB we would have been focusing on multiple developments. First, the extension of our Robycam cable-suspended camera family of products, with the launch of the new Robycam Studio; a suspended cable camera system designed to bring the production value and camera angles of a cable camera to the small studio […]  More

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