SVG Europe announces new Gold Sponsor, Netco Sports
SVG Europe is delighted to announce the latest addition to its prestigious roll-call of Gold sponsors in the form of Netco Sports. Founded in 2009 with headquarters in Paris, Netco Sports has subsequently established offices in Montreal, Sao Paulo and Sydney. A pioneer in developing mobile solutions for the world of sports and media, Netco Sports has gained a reputation for delivering outstanding mobile solutions for both smartphones and tablets for prominent stakeholders in the sports industry.
Thanks to a specific combination of education, skills and experience, along with a passion for sport, Netco is able to provide a complete set of solutions including 2nd Screen, Game Connect, Fotofan and Stadium Connect, and has opportunities to serve more than 100 clients around the world: broadcasters (Canal+, BeIN SPORTS, TVA Sports Canada, Fox Sports Australia, Eurosport, Direct TV); worldwide events (Dakar 2015, Vendée Globe, AFC Asian Cup 2015, 2015 AFCON, 24 H Le Mans, Australian Open Tennis); leagues and federations (French Football Federation, FIA, FIA World Endurance Championship, French Football League); stadiums and arenas (Stade de France, Hippodrome de Vincennes, Roland Garros); and clubs (Paris Saint Germain, Corinthians, Fluminese, AS Monaco, Boca Junior).
Netco Sports’ many recent high-profile projects include work on behalf of TVA Sports and TVA Sports Hokey. In early September 2014, Netco Sports, as entrusted by TVA Sports, successfully launched two applications: TVA Sports and TVA Sports Hockey (dedicated to hockey fans). The multi-sport apps bring about second screen solutions for the TVA Sports channel, with coverage of all the important leagues such as NHL, NFL, MLB and MLS, encompassing stats, news, live streaming and more.
TVA Sports Hockey focuses only on the NHL and features an in-depth stats centre as well as near-live video replays from different angles that helps users enjoy the game to the fullest. Netco Sports also use the company’s Game Connect Solution to create a real-time interaction with users.
Explaining the company’s decision to become an SVG Europe Gold Sponsor, Netco Sports founder and CEO Jean-Sébastien Cruz comments: “With the ambition to bring the revolutions to the world of sport, we have always been looking for a way to advance our service quality and we believe being a sponsor of Sport Video Group Europe and joining Sport Video Group Europe is the answer.
“Being connected is definitely the key. Getting access to a huge knowledge resource and a dedicated communication channel engaging the professionals in the sports industry, especially in the live broadcasting sector, is undoubtedly a great opportunity for us to devour latest technological innovations in sport, achieve valuable experiences from other professionals, and significantly leverage our outcome. We are looking forward to seeing spectacular results from this sponsorship in near future.”