Football Summit 2020: EVS CEO Van Herck to make opening remarks

SVG Europe is very pleased to announce that new EVS chief executive officer Serge Van Herck will introduce the Football Summit in Berlin on 31 March. He took over as EVS CEO on 1 January 2020, following completion of a transition period marking the departure of previous EVS boss Pierre De Muelenaere on 31 December […]  More

Looking ahead to the 2020 FIA World Rally Championships with WRC Promoter MD Oliver Ciesla

Ahead of the start of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship at the iconic Rallye Monte-Carlo (23-26 January 2020), WRC Promoter managing director Oliver Ciesla looks forward to a competitive season, filled with exciting innovations. In a time of big changes to the media landscape, is there still a strong interest in WRC from TV […]  More

NEP Germany increases engagement for basketball and ice hockey fans

NEP Germany is working with CyanView and Dream Chip Technologies to create a solution that will help the company to bring new levels of creativity and viewer engagement to its coverage of basketball and ice hockey. The equipment is being used for all Magenta Sport – My Team TV productions in Germany, including some 350 […]  More

Tony Hall to step down as BBC’s director general

Tony Hall is to step down as director general of the BBC in the summer, after seven years in the role. According to bbc.com Lord Hall said the decision had been hard, adding: “If I followed my heart I would genuinely never want to leave.” But he said he felt it was important the BBC […]  More

UFC 246: The Switch and Strategic TV bring Conor McGregor’s return to the world

The Switch and Strategic Television teamed up to play a vital role in delivering the international broadcast of former UFC title holder Conor McGregor’s MMA comeback on Saturday night at UFC 246 in Las Vegas. The Switch provided remote-production services and international transmission, working alongside Strategic Television, to ensure high-quality packaging and delivery of the […]  More

Global OB6 hosts broadcast production for Alpine Ski World Cup in Sestriere

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, launched in 1966, is the top international circuit of alpine skiing competition. Backed by the International Ski Federation, the annual World Cup – comprising Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G and Downhill – is considered the premier competition for alpine ski racing after the Winter Olympics. The series returned to […]  More

Verizon Media on going OTT with sports broadcasting

By Scott Goldman, director of product management, Verizon Media Platform The media landscape is changing and 2020 is going to be a momentous milestone for streaming particularly in the live sports arena. More and more streaming platforms are now bidding for and winning the rights to matches and games with the objective of becoming a major player […]  More

Football Summit 2020: Talking about the women’s game with the FA’s Kelly Simmons

At SVG Europe’s Football Summit 2020, taking place in Berlin on 31 March at the Olympic Stadium, the FA’s director of the women’s professional game, Kelly Simmons, will take to the stage. The World Cup 2019 was a key moment in the growth of the women’s game and following on from that success, women’s football […]  More