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Formula 1 fans still prefer to watch live races on pay TV over online according to 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey

The majority of Formula 1 fans still want to watch live races on pay TV, according to a new survey from Formula 1 and Motorsport Network. The 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey, which was carried out by Nielsen Sports, the global information, data, and measurement experts, shows that penetration of pay TV is high, with […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2021 Finalist: Sky Group Formula 1 Coverage by Sky Sports

The COVID-19 pandemic tore across European sport and provided a huge number of challenges for broadcasters, but also a great deal of opportunity for Sky’s European territories to collaborate in ways they hadn’t done before, earning them a place on the SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2021 shortlist for ‘Outstanding Production Achievement – Event.’ Particularly […]  More

Formula 1 enhances live race coverage in vital first few seconds with new Start Analysis F1 Insight

Formula 1 debuted a brand new onscreen F1 Insight called Start Analysis at the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix held on 10 October 2021 at Istanbul Park in Tuzla, Istanbul. Powered by AWS, the new insight analyses those vital few seconds at the start of the race when drivers are going from a standstill to incredibly […]  More

Sky Production Services achieves DPP committed to sustainability mark

DPP, the media industry’s business network, has awarded Sky Production Services (SPS) with the DPP committed to sustainability mark, scoring the company the maximum five out of five leaves on the DPP committed to sustainability survey. This achievement allows the SPS, along with Sky and Sky Sport, to join the DPP committed to sustainability programme, […]  More

Shortlist revealed for the 2021 Rise Awards

The award-winning advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, Rise, has revealed its shortlist for the Rise Awards 2021. The judges saw a selection of global nominations from women in a variety of roles across the industry in several categories including this year’s three new categories, company award for investment in women, […]  More

Join SVG Europe and UK5G for webinar on 5G opportunities in sports, events and performing arts

Join SVG Europe and UK5G, the national innovation network dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the industrial application of 5G in the UK, at a webinar titled 5G and the Creative Industries – Webinar Series – Sports, Events & Performing Arts, taking place this coming Monday 25 October. This free, live event which […]  More

Blackbird enables cloud native functionality and drives efficiencies for video companies

Blackbird has launched a core technology licensing solution, ‘Powered by Blackbird’, to enable advanced cloud native functionality and drive major efficiencies for video companies. The news comes after the company announced a five year technology licensing deal with a global broadcast company last month. Blackbird provides unique, multi-patented cloud native video technology. Designed specifically for […]  More

IMG engages Jo Ormston for new director of business development role

IMG has engaged highly-experienced broadcast professional, Jo Ormston, for the newly-created position of director of business development for its global production business, which is one of the largest producers of sports programming in the world. In this role, Ormston will explore and develop content and programming opportunities for new and existing production clients as a […]  More

Digistor Infortrend storage solution aided Gravity Media at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Gravity Media has revealed that it chose Digistor’s Infortrend storage solution for use behind the scenes of this year’s Olympic Games. Throughout the Olympics and Paralympics, the Infortrend solution served as the primary storage for all of Gravity’s recorded media in both high res and low res formats while also serving as the central data […]  More