Recent Posts by Troy Dreier, Contributor, Streaming & Digital

Professional Squash Association and Facebook team up to stream Team Championship worldwide

One of the biggest events in the squash world is coming in mid-December. The 2019 World Squash Federation Men’s World Team Squash Championship will take place 15-21 December in Washington, DC, and viewers across the world will be able to stream all the action for free. Local club Squash on Fire will host, with matches […]  More

How CBS Sports HQ delivered the NBA Draft

The team at CBS Sports HQ must have been in a generous mood on Thursday night (20 June) because the free streaming network delivered all the excitement from the NBA Draft live with a multi-location setup and expert analysis. The channel’s core group of experts was gathered in Stamford, CT, and that’s where basketball insiders […]  More

Digital P Media live-streams bass fishing competition for Fishing League Worldwide

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) has special live-streaming challenges that other sports organisations don’t have to deal with. For one thing, its competitors aren’t all on one field. Instead, they’re scattered across large lakes, often miles apart, and nowhere near a Wi-Fi network. Capturing all the action and streaming it to viewers around the world live […]  More

Limelight looks to the future of live sports streaming

Live sports streaming took off in 2018, but viewers still found plenty of issues holding it back. While viewers liked having easy access from any device, they didn’t like the quality concerns that often went along with it. Content-delivery network (CDN) Limelight’s year-end State of Online Video report examined both the growth and the issues. […]  More

Pac-12 Networks goes all-in with AWS and cloud workflow

The US sports digital, cable and satellite service Pac-12 Networks is on course to produce 850 matches during the 2018-19 season and has found what it considers to be the perfect production partner in Amazon Web Services (AWS). Using a variety of AWS Elemental media solutions, Pac-12 Networks (Pac-12 Conference’s production wing) has transitioned to a […]  More

Inside GolfTV, the PGA Tour, and Discovery’s international expansion

In June the PGA Tour and Discovery announced a 12-year partnership to create a streaming service for the international market but included few details. Now they have unveiled GolfTV, available to viewers in every country except the USA starting 1 January. GolfTV is a links-lover’s wish list, combining live tournament coverage, an on-demand library, and […]  More