Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Sky Sports plans horse racing channel

Sky is planning to launch a TV channel dedicated to horse racing later this year.    Sky Sports Racing will replace the current At The Races channel by the end of 2018 and will be made available in HD, produced from Sky’s studios in West London.  Coverage will include live racing from more than 650 […]  More

ArsenalFanTV’s Robbie Lyle to appear at SportTech 2018

ArsenalFanTV (AFTV) founder and presenter Robbie Lyle has been added to the speaker line-up for SVG Europe’s SportTech conference. The former reggae radio host and surveyor will be interviewed by SVG contributing editor Heather McLean, sharing his thoughts on the rise and importance of fan-generated TV channels. SportTech 2018, which this year is focussing on […]  More

Right on Cue: How IMG is framing the 2018 World Snooker Championship

Executive producer Alison Witkover outlines how the production team from IMG Media brings the World Snooker Championship to TV screens and details some innovations being introduced for the first time this year. The World Snooker Championships is the richest and most prestigious tournament in snooker. First played in 1927, and part of the sport’s Triple Crown, […]  More

Discovery and NEP Olympic Games MAM project picks up BaMs award

A cloud-based MAM system developed for coverage of the Olympic Games was among the winners at the IABM’s inaugural Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs). The NEP Group and Discovery Networks set-up was victorious in the ‘Project’ category where it was praised for its bravery.  The judges said: “Using a cloud-based solution as the MAM platform for […]  More

Eurosport picks Grabyo for social media output

Eurosport is using editing and publishing services from Grabyo to produce and distribute its social media output, a deal which included the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Cloud-based Grabyo is part of the set-up for Eurosport’s content teams across key European markets, including the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Norway and Sweden. It enables digital teams […]  More

NEP Sweden and France’s AMP Visual TV opt for Riedel MediorNet

Riedel Communications has sold MediorNet systems to NEP Sweden and France’s AMP Visual TV. Both companies have added the real-time signal transport, processing, and routing technology to new UHD OB units. NEP Sweden’s install, in UHD1, consists of eight MetroN core routers, a MediorNet Modular, 27 MicroN high-density media distribution network devices, and an additional […]  More