Qatar 2022: BBC and ITV share Timeline TV as joint facilities provider for World Cup coverage

Qatar 2022 is the 15th consecutive FIFA World Cup that BBC and ITV have broadcast together, continuing their long-running and hugely successful partnership, but this is the first time they have shared back-end resources. It is a measure of how much the technology and the economics of live broadcast have changed since the World Cup’s […]  More

Behind the scenes of the Autumn Nations Series rugby with host broadcaster Cinevideo

For the second year, Cinevideo has carried out the full television production of the Six Nations and Autumn Nations Series rugby, including the final match between Italy and South Africa held in Genoa last month. Roberto Landini caught up with Andrea Buonomo, executive sales manager of Cinevideo, to find out more about this complex production. […]  More

2022 Rise Awards celebrate exceptional women in the media technology industry

Rise, an advocacy group for gender diversity in the media technology sector, has announced the winners of its 2022 Rise Awards. More than 250 guests attended the sold-out event to celebrate the achievements of this year’s winners and nominees. The ceremony was also streamed globally on Rise’s YouTube channel. Over 300 nominations were received from around […]  More

Viaplay to be streaming home of IHF handball in 10 countries until 2031

Viaplay Group and the International Handball Federation (IHF) have agreed a landmark partnership that makes the Viaplay streaming service home to the IHF’s hugely popular competitions in 10 European countries until 2031. Fans will be able to stream more than 40 IHF events live and exclusively on Viaplay over the coming years, including all upcoming […]  More

Dyn Media chooses Riedel as connectivity partner

Riedel Networks has been appointed connectivity partner of Dyn Media, the new streaming platform for sports beyond football. From the summer of 2023, the international network provider will deliver the connectivity services for national leagues and cup competitions such as the Handball Bundesliga and the DHB Cup (handball), and the Basketball Bundesliga and the BBL […]  More

On-pitch audio and dressing room footage planned as part of Sky Sports’ first ‘EFL Innovation Game’

Sky Sports’ coverage of this weekend’s English Football League (EFL) League 1 match between Wycombe Wanderers and Portsmouth will feature a host of televisual enhancements as the broadcaster looks at ways to further improve its output. Dubbed the ‘EFL Innovation Game’, the match coverage will feature additional behind-the-scenes access for viewers including on-pitch audio, dressing […]  More