Ooyala Seeks To Shape Future of OTT Services for Sports Broadcasters

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Ooyala as a corporate sponsor. Ooyala is a leading provider of software and services that simplify the process of producing, streaming, and monetizing video.

The company’s comprehensive suite of offerings includes one of the world’s largest premium online video platforms, a leading ad-decisioning platform, and a media-logistics solution that improves video-production workflows. Built with superior analytics capabilities that inform advanced business intelligence, the solutions help broadcasters, operators, media, and production companies get content to market faster, build more-engaging and personalized experiences across every screen, and maximize the return for any video business.

“The urgency of live sports and the demand for the highest-quality experience is pushing technology to new heights,” says Jarrod Schwartz, VP, sales, North America. “Getting the right content to the right screen with the best quality as fast as possible is no longer a nice-to-have but a requirement. Ooyala is excited to partner with the Sports Video Group and its network of sports broadcasters to help shape the future of OTT services.”

Sky Sports deployed Ooyala Flex to simplify global distribution of Premier League clips. In addition to having the UK linear and digital rights, Sky Sports is responsible for delivering clips to more than 40 international licensees. With Ooyala Flex, the broadcaster is able to deliver hundreds of Premier League in-game clips and highlights packages for online and linear consumption in a matter of minutes.

Arsenal football club selected Ooyala’s video platform solutions to help it reach its global fan base and increase worldwide brand recognition and revenue. Using Ooyala, Arsenal delivers live-streamed matches and access to VOD content from more than 200 countries across mobile, desktop, and tablet devices.

The Cronulla Sharks of the Australian National Rugby League uses Ooyala Live to deliver live broadcasts to more than 30,000 passionate fans in 38 countries using. It’s the first NRL club to deliver live broadcasts.

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