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SportTech 2019: Copa90 added to speaker line-up for 22 May event

Copa90, the distributed media network, and self-proclaimed home of global football fan culture, will be the focus of a special session at SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 conference at Lord’s (22 May). In conversation with SVG Editor Heather McLean, Copa90 chief product officer and general manager Barry Flannigan will discuss the origins of the channel and […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Sportradar’s Robert Zeithammel on the confluence of sports, media and gambling

Sportradar, a global provider of sports data intelligence, recently joined SVG Europe as a Platinum Sponsor. At NAB we sat down with head of commercial product development Robert Zeithammel to learn more about the company’s positioning at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries, where it provides federations, news media, consumer platforms and […]  More

Deltatre and Massive Interactive: The OTT story so far

On 8 November last year, Deltatre completed its acquisition of OTT provider Massive Interactive for a total of $127 million. This deal created one of the largest OTT sports providers in the world and a company rumoured to be worth around $1 billion. Since the acquisition completed the two companies have been aligning strategies while […]  More

LaLiga ramps up broadcast of El Gran Derbi with 4K HDR to boost fan viewing experience

LaLiga pulled all the stops out for the broadcast of last weekend’s match between arch rivals, Sevilla and Betis. The famous clash between the two Spanish clubs received the best coverage in its history on Saturday 13 April, supported by LaLiga’s top technological innovations. The historic rivalry between Sevilla FC and Real Betis means that […]  More

M2A Media gives its take on solving the issue of localisation and monetisation in OTT live sports streaming

Valentijn Siebrands, solutions architect at M2A Media, gives us his take on enabling localisation of sports broadcast content without the heavy lifting of running multiple local playout systems in parallel, as well as enabling multiple monetisation models. Sports broadcasting has moved from the model of national broadcasters publishing live sports events to local audiences, to […]  More

SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2019: Thursday’s Latest From Vegas

The NAB Show is now winding down after a hectic, news-filled week, and the SVG and SVG Europe editorial teams are still on the show floor chasing down the hottest stories. To make the onslaught of announcements easily digestible for our readers, SVG is sending you a daily SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2019 roundup, with all […]  More

Public broadcaster Deutsche Welle goes for Qvest Media to transform production workflow

Qvest Media is developing and implementing a new media production system for Germany-based Deutsche Welle. Qvest Media is designing the production workflow based on a scalable and modular cloud-native architecture and infrastructure. The broadcaster’s new technology strategy is using the collaborative use of aggregated and produced content for efficient multi-platform distribution. ‘Online first’ marks a […]  More

China, India and Indonesia are strategic to the expansion of football as a sport says LaLiga

Football fans in China, India and Indonesia are registering significant growth, according to a study from GfK on behalf of LaLiga. The research also showed that there is evidence of consolidation of LaLiga’s brand image in these countries also, demonstrating the degree to which the sport and the Spanish competition are making significant inroads in […]  More