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The Motorsport Show 2021: Registration now open; First speakers revealed!

Registration is now open for The Motorsport Show 2021, sponsored by Veritone. Hosted by Abi Stephens, The Motorsport Show will focus on best practice around the circuit and in the compound, highlighting how broadcasters and motorsports associations are changing their workflows, augmenting their output and upping their viewer engagement. It takes place online at 14:00 […]  More

Discovery awarded exclusive multi-platform rights in Europe as Premium Broadcaster for Roland-Garros 

Discovery is set to become the first Premium Broadcaster of the Roland Garros tournament, in a new agreement announced today that runs till 2026. Following the invitation to tender issued on 13 April 2021, the Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) and Discovery have outlined the official agreement for exclusive broadcasting rights to the next five […]  More

TV 2 Norway migrates to IP with Grass Valley’s Kaleido-IP video multiviewer

Norway’s biggest commercial broadcaster TV 2 Norway has chosen the Kaleido-IP video multiviewer from Grass Valley as part of its migration to open standards-based IP workflows. TV 2 provides a range of programming including news, sports, entertainment, children’s programming, TV series, movies and magazine shows. It is extending a longstanding partnership with Grass Valley so […]  More

NOS, TVU Networks and Ibertelco broadcast first football matches over 5G in Portugal

Technology from TVU Networks has been widely used in Portugal’s first football games broadcast using 5G technology. AV supplier Ibertelco connected Portuguese telco NOS with TVU Networks to supply video-over-IP delivery solutions at the country’s first 5G-enabled stadiums – Estádio da Luz and Estádio José Alvalade. NOS recently equipped both stadiums with a full 5G communications infrastructure. As part of an […]  More

Remote production to the fore as ZDF readies for its coverage of Euro 2020

Coverage of the UEFA European Championship (Euro 2020) from the German public service broadcaster ZDF will be remotely produced and controlled from Mainz. Studio presentation, as well as direction, technology and post-production, will be done from the “sportstudio-Arena” which is on the ZDF site in its home state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The NBC (National Broadcast Centre), […]  More

UEFA Euro 2020: The host broadcast facts and figures for the TV coverage of Europe’s biggest football show

The 2020 UEFA European Championship (Euro 2020) kicks off today (Friday 11 June), 12 months after it was originally slated, but with an extensive match coverage set-up and vast contribution, distribution and content options for rights holders. 1.9 billion individuals are expected to tune in to Euro 2020 live matches via official TV and streaming […]  More

Je ne sais quoi: Fédération Française de Tennis and HBS bring game, set and match to Roland Garros in first year of partnership

The French Open is taking place once again at Roland Garros in Paris, yet it is all change for this Grand Slam. 2021 sees the Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) and its new host broadcaster, HBS, taking the production over from France Télévisions for the first time, as well as bringing in a plethora of […]  More

BBC Sport on the preparations for Euro 2020 with a new look VR studio and a logistical headache

UEFA Euro 2020 is finally upon BBC Sport, one year late, and despite the action kicking off in just a few hours, many parts of the production are still a moveable feast thanks to ever-changing COVID restrictions. The broadcaster, however, is ready and is even launching a new look for all of its football programming […]  More

Sinclair continues its transition to IP and cloud with Imagine Communications

Sinclair Broadcast Group has unveiled its new 25,000sqft, SMPTE ST-2110 media operations centre for its regional sports networks (RSNs). The centre features cloud-hosted disaster recovery channels and a large-scale ST-2110 production facility for its Tennis Channel complete with a cloud-based environment for pop-up live special events ― all built around Imagine Communications infrastructure and playout […]  More

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The Motorsport Show 2021: Registration now open; First speakers revealed!Discovery awarded exclusive multi-platform rights in Europe as Premium Broadcaster for Roland-Garros WSC Sports to power the Euro 2020 viewing experience for NRK in NorwayTV 2 Norway migrates to IP with Grass Valley’s Kaleido-IP video multiviewerNOS, TVU Networks and Ibertelco broadcast first football matches over 5G in PortugalRemote production to the fore as ZDF readies for its coverage of Euro 2020UEFA Euro 2020: The host broadcast facts and figures for the TV coverage of Europe’s biggest football showJe ne sais quoi: Fédération Française de Tennis and HBS bring game, set and match to Roland Garros in first year of partnershipBBC Sport on the preparations for Euro 2020 with a new look VR studio and a logistical headacheSinclair continues its transition to IP and cloud with Imagine CommunicationsCollins Cup secures multi-platform live coverage through exclusive European partnership with DiscoveryUEFA Euro 2020 set to come to BBC Sport screens live from dock10 with new virtual setSports digital revolution: Matchroom Boxing signs exclusively with DAZNBehind the drama of the final day of the French football season with Canal+ and Stats PerformWhisper chosen as host broadcaster for the 2021 Rugby League World CupPanasonic announces Kairos training academies across EuropeSky New Zealand named as first broadcast partner of the UCI Track Champions LeagueDutch broadcaster L1 transitions to DHD Audio mixing consolesGCN and USCX Cyclocross Series announce global broadcast partnershipPlazamedia to produce all Euro 2020 matches for Deutsche Telekom’s MagentaTVCobalt Digital announces multiple promotions of key personnelGrass Valley IP solutions to support NBC Olympics’ production of the Tokyo GamesSailGP achieves triple-gold recognition from UN Climate Neutral Now initiativeJockey Club of Saudi Arabia jumps streaming hurdles with Vitec MGW Diamond encoderTVU adds subject-tracking functionality to TVU AnywhereLatest disguise rx II hardware offers enhanced graphics processing powerRTS returns as broadcast intercom provider for NBC OlympicsTelestream extends Inspect 2110 monitoring platformUEFA picks Sunset+Vine staff for key production roles in the box for Euro 2020Pixellot, LIGR deliver new AI production offering with integrated cloud-based graphicsMediapro manages UEFA Champions League Final last-minute location change in just 15 daysVolleyball World selects Deltatre to design and build new website and appsNet result: Ultimate Tennis Showdown goes for Gravity in specialist productionTAG VS to provide OTT monitoring to NBC Olympics for Tokyo Games coverageAvid chosen by NBC Olympics for production of Tokyo Olympic GamesMediaKind encoding technology selected for NBC Olympics at Tokyo GamesNBC Olympics picks Telestream for live capture and HDR processing provider in TokyoOpinion: Tedial CTO Fernandez-Campon details how to maximise software-defined workflows with Media Integration PlatformA force to be reckoned with: Gravity Media thinks outside the box NBC Olympics selects Sony equipment for its Tokyo coverageSports TV Awards 2021: Entry deadline extended until 14 JuneBT Sport to broadcast France’s Ligue 1 for further three seasonsWhisper appoints AELTC’s Alexandra Willis to advisory boardAJA upgrades FS-HDR real-time HDR/WCG converter and frame synchroniserSailGP makes an impact in Taranto with Race for the Future regeneration projectTVU Networks partners with JVC to provide improved access to TVU ecosystem via Connected CamsMo-Sys launches VP Pro XR media serverAE Live partners with Quidich to enhance storytelling in sports productionseSportsONE now available on Canal+ in EthiopiaAJA delivers compact PAK Dock Pro with USB-C connectivity