SVG Sports OTT Forum: Emerging D2C Streamers To Dissect Their Tech Challenges and Opportunities

Execs from DAZN, fuboTV, and FloSports will take the stage at the second-annual forum in New York City

The second-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum, which will be held at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in New York City, is just over two weeks away! On Thursday, July 25, the forum will bring together traditional broadcasters, digital-native sports-media companies, major professional leagues, technology vendors, and others to discuss the pressing issues in the live–sports-streaming business, including technology challenges such as latency, piracy, and ad insertion.

REGISTER: SVG Sports OTT Forum (July 25, NYC)

Among this year’s program highlights is a panel discussion that will put a few of the major new direct-to-consumer live-streaming sports companies in the spotlight.

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The D2C Newcomers: The Challenges and Opportunities of Digital-Native Media Entities
As direct-to-consumer subscription streaming products gain favor with some sports fans, digital-native startups are quickly becoming full-fledged sports-media companies. With that comes all the challenges of delivering major live sports properties at scale for hungry fans across the country and even across the world. Leaders from a few of these key organizations dissect their technological strategies and offer a peek into what makes their world unique.
Speakers:
Arbesa Kastrati, DAZN, VP, Strategy and Implementation
Geir Magnussion, fuboTV, CTO
Tim Sullivan, FloSports, Chief Product Officer
TBD, Verizon Digital Media Services

In addition, the agenda will examine the industry from various perspectives while addressing some of the critical business and technology challenges and opportunities:

  • Traditional Broadcasters in an Age of Streaming Growth
  • League Perspectives: The Global Impact of OTT Distribution
  • CMAF, HLS, and DASH: What’s Next in Streaming Protocols
  • Data Visualization, User Experience, and Gaming: The Tech Behind Unique Live-Streaming Experiences
  • A pair of Keynote Conversations, Technology Case Studies, and more

For more information regarding the SVG Sports OTT Forum, CLICK HERE. If you have questions regarding the event, email Program Director Brandon Costa at [email protected]. If you are a technology vendor that would be interested in exhibiting at this year’s summit, email SVG Managing Director, Worldwide Sponsorship Development, Rob Payne at [email protected].