News Roundup

Richard FitzGerald to step down as CEO of Racecourse Media Group

Richard FitzGerald has stepped down as CEO of Racecourse Media Group (RMG), the media and data rights holding company for the UK and Ireland’s leading racecourses, after nearly 12 years in the position. During FitzGerald’s tenure, for more than a decade the Group recorded year-on-year increases in licence fees payable to its racecourse shareholders. Roger […]  More

TSL Products launches worldwide virtual training programme

Following the success of its 2019 world tour, TSL Products is now offering a virtual training programme for its TallyMan Advanced Broadcast Control System to customers around the globe. TSL’s TallyMan brings complex systems under a single point of control and minimises operational complexity, allowing staff to deliver high quality outputs with minimal risk of […]  More

Zixi announces virtual showcase of technology in September

Zixi, provider of live broadcast quality video over any-IP, has announced that the company will be conducting Zixi Delivers, a showcase of webinars and virtual meetings, during the traditional IBC timeframe to engage with existing and prospective customers and partners. Zixi Delivers will provide opportunities for audiences to learn about the SDVP from Zixi leadership, […]  More

uniqFEED expands its presence within the sports industry to the Olympic Capital of Lausanne

On 1 August, the annual Swiss National Day, uniqFEED extended its geographical reach by joining SportWorks at the Maison du Sport International (MSI) in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne. This new development is an important move strategically for uniqFEED as the organidation continues to grow and expand into new sports markets such as baseball and football, […]  More

Israeli broadcaster Yes partners with Synamedia for broadcast-equivalent latency breakthrough

Synamedia has announced that Yes, the pay-TV subsidiary of Israeli telco, Bezeq, is deploying Synamedia’s end to end video network portfolio to achieve broadcast-equivalent latency for its cloud-based, internet-only TV services. Yes believes it will be the first operator in the world to deliver broadcast-equivalent latency. Yes chose Synamedia because it is the only vendor […]  More

FIA World Rally Championships Rally Turkey finalises September date change

Turkey’s 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) fixture will move forward by one week to 18 – 20 September. WRC Promoter has agreed a switch with the Turkish Automobile Sports Federation (TOSFED), organiser of the Marmaris-based gravel road encounter, which has been rubber-stamped by motorsport’s governing body, the FIA. The date change facilitates the opportunity […]  More

LA Football Club returns to Major League Soccer with big plans for fan engagement using Grabyo

As Major League Soccer (MLS) has returned to action with the MLS is Back tournament, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) has begun delivering new innovative video experiences for fans to connect with the club after soccer’s hiatus. Using Grabyo, a leading cloud video platform, LAFC is producing and delivering live and real-time video content to […]  More

SES and Harmonic team for transition of C-Band spectrum to enable 5G video transmission

Harmonic has announced that it will partner with SES for technology upgrades associated with the SES transition plan filed with the Federal Communications Commission (US) on 19 June 2020. SES and Harmonic will work together to fast-track this deployment, freeing up spectrum for 5G while simultaneously enabling SES’ C-band customers to maintain the quality and […]  More

Play Sports Group launches French-language cycling channel

The Play Sports Group (PSG) has launched its twelfth channel, GCN en Français, a dedicated French-language service dedicated to road cycling. The new offering will feature the Global Cycling Network (GCN)’s content created in French in an effort to attract French-speaking viewers from across the world. The output will include How-To videos, race footage and […]  More