AT&T DirecTV To Deliver First Live 4K HDR Telecast in U.S. With Tonight’s Penguins-Golden Knights Game

As first announced at the SVG Summit this week, AT&T DirecTV will become the first U.S. pay-TV provider to offer a live 4K HDR telecast with tonight’s production of the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vegas Golden Knights game. The NHL matchup will be simulcast on NHL Network. In addition to the Penguins–Golden Knights game, AT&T DirecTV will […]  More

SVG Summit: Fox Sports’ David Neal, Kevin Callahan Offer Inside Peek at Their FIFA World Cup Production Plans

While much has been made in the press as to what might happen with Fox Sports’ coverage of the FIFA World Cup, following the untimely qualification exit of the US Men’s National Team, it was clear during a keynote conversation at this week’s SVG Summit that there’s no taking the foot of the gas for […]  More

AIMS and MNA Announce Merger

Operating as AIMS, the Joint Organization Can Support IP Interoperability Standards Across a Larger Cross Section of the Media and Entertainment Industry BOTHELL, Wash. — Dec. 14, 2017 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced that it is merging with the Media Networking Alliance (MNA) to form a single trade association for […]  More

ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown To Travel to Pittsburgh for Patriots-Steelers Game

ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown is going on the road for just the second time in the program’s 32-year history. This Sunday (Dec. 17), the three-hour NFL pregame show will originate from Jerome Bettis’ Grille 36 in Pittsburgh, down the street from Heinz Field, site of this weekend’s much-anticipated New England Patriots (10-3) vs. Steelers (11-2) […]  More

NBA G League Games To Stream Live on Social Video Service Twitch

NBA G League games will stream live on Twitch, the world’s leading social video service and community for gamers with 15 million daily active users, beginning Dec. 15.  This will represent the first time a major sports league has tapped into several technological innovations unique to Twitch.  More