Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Eurosport secures seven-year British Superbike Championship deal

Eurosport has renewed its long-standing media partnership with MotorSport Vision Racing in a deal that will see it show coverage of the Bennetts British Superbike (BSB) Championship for a further seven years, effective from 2021. Coverage will be broadcast Europe-wide with a selection of races also made available live free-to-air in the UK on the […]  More

Football Summit 2020: Speakers from Sky, BT Sport, Sportcast and Ekstraklasa Live Park confirmed

Representatives of Sky, BT Sport, Sportcast, Mediapro and Ekstraklasa Live Park will all take part in next week’s Football Sumit 2020 online, sponsored by EVS. Football Summit 2020 (18 June 2020, 3pm UK time) will explore how sports broadcasters are attacking the re-started football season and beyond as matches are played behind closed doors and […]  More

Sports OTT Forum: What’s on your mind, Facebook? Q&A with Anna Chanduvi

In what was originally a live online Q&A, Anna Chanduvi, Sports Media Partnerships at Facebook, takes a look at how sports broadcasters and leagues and federations can use, and work with, Facebook both during the lockdown and beyond. The session covers best practice, use cases, Facebook as the ‘free-to-air funnel’ and niche sports as well […]  More

LTN Global unveils IP-based alternative to satellite distribution

LTN Global, the media technology and video transport network solutions company, has launched a terrestrial IP-based distribution solution designed as an alternative to satellite distribution. LTN Wave brings together LTN’s transport, monitoring and control solutions to enable broadcast quality multicast distribution over IP. The new offering is said to provide customers with access to the […]  More

Sports OTT Forum: Eleven Sports’ Anouk Mertens discusses lockdown strategies and the future of OTT [VIDEO]

With the coronavirus impacting on every part of the OTT business, Eleven Sports has had to take a very different approach to its output. In this interview, chief operating officer Anouk Mertens discusses how and why Eleven has been focussing on Esports, exploring new formats and archive programmes and using Skype-style tools like Watch Together […]  More

Sports TV Awards: Watch the ceremony

SVG Europe presented its Sports TV Awards 2020 on Wednesday 27 May in an ‘as live’ ceremony on Youtube. You can now watch a re-run of the ceremony right here on the SVG Europe website. The Sports TV Awards 2020 were presented by Abi Stephens.    More