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Biathlon World Championships draws in huge audiences across viewing platforms

The Östersund 2019 IBU World Championships 4-17 March drew impressive television audiences free-to-air, with 133.55 million live hours viewed across the ten days of competition. This is a 6.5% increase on hours viewed in 2017 and 23.1% increase on 2016 (shown through initial data collected across 10 key European territories). All regions showed growing ratings, […]  More

TVU Networks and KT Corp partner in world’s first 5G UHD broadcast network

TVU Networks has announced a partnership with KT Corp, the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. Under terms of the agreement, KT and TVU Networks will work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea. KT, formerly known as Korea Telecom, […]  More

Red Bee Media introduces new media management facilities in London

Red Bee Media has opened a media management facility at Broadcast Centre, White City in London. Powered by Nucleus, a hybrid unified cloud platform, the facilities are integrated with a new AV ingest area, extensive post-production facilities and are connected to all Red Bee Media-supported playout and OTT platforms. All services can be accessed, monitored, […]  More

Second SVG Australia Summit set for 15 May in Sydney

The entire media ecosystem is hurtling into a new era of consumer behaviour and sports production faces its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. Join SVG for its second annual SVG Australia Summit and learn about the latest developments in sports broadcasting, eSports, social media, and more. SVG Australia Summit 2019, in association with […]  More

Gamers watch as much live eSports as traditional sports, according to Limelight Networks study

The rise of eSports has been anything but understated, and a study just released by Limelight Networks says that eSports fandom in the greater sports world may be ‘reaching a tipping point’. Data gathered by the CDN service says that eSports viewership is rivaling that of its traditional sports counterparts even among those individuals that […]  More

NAB2019: SVG editorial team previews key launches and innovations

The editorial team at Sports Video Group Europe and USA has launched the ‘SportTech at NAB Show’ blog, already covering over 70 new product launches and key innovations to be introduced at the Las Vegas show by SVG sponsor companies. The SVG team will continue to provide unrivalled coverage of the launches and innovations as […]  More

Tata Communications upgrades SVG Europe Sponsorship to Platinum

Digital infrastructure provider, Tata Communications, has upgraded its Sponsorship of SVG Europe to Platinum. The company stated it is looking forward to increasing its profile in Europe through its new commitment to the association. Bijaya Basu, global head of sponsorships and media business marketing at Tata Communications, commented: “Tata Communications is pleased to not only […]  More

Ncam stays up to date with sports broadcast industry in SVG Europe Gold renewal

Ncam, which offers a complete and customisable augmented reality (AR) platform that enables photorealistic virtual graphics in real time, is staying focused on the sports broadcast industry and its needs by renewing its SVG Europe Gold Sponsorship. Phil Ventre, VP Sports and Broadcast, Ncam, said: “Sports broadcasting is constantly pushing technological boundaries to bring its […]  More

SportTech 2019: Registration now open for 22 May event at Lord’s

OTT, social media and live streaming will take centre stage on 22 May when SVG Europe brings its SportTech 2019 conference to Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. The specially curated one-day event will examine how these new forms of distribution are changing the landscape for televised sport. Topics to be addressed include user experience and […]  More

Video Interview: Sony’s Mark Grinyer on sports production in the cloud

In conversation with Martin Standford during Football Summit 2019, Sony head of live production services Mark Grinyer provides an update on how the cloud can be used for sports production and offers insights into Sony’s plans for virtualised production technology.   To view more video content from the Football Summit, visit the dedicated Football Summit […]  More