Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Brandon Costa is Director of Digital for the Sports Video Group, where he covers the sports video production industry, with a focus on live streaming, over-the-top (OTT), social media, and other digital distribution technologies and platforms. He also directs SVG's internal digital strategies launching the company's video outfit, 'SVG On Demand,' designing and overseeing its mobile application, 'SVG Mobile,' and serving as executive producer and host of The SVG Podcast. Costa serves as program director of both the SVG College Sports Summit and the SVG Digital Summit. Prior to his time at SVG, Costa spent five years hosting programs, producing voiceovers, and writing editorial content for MLB Advanced Media in NYC. He has also served as community sports editor at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ. He began his career at WRHU Radio in Hempstead, NY as a sportscaster. A native of Hazlet, NJ, Costa is a graduate of Hofstra University. He currently resides in Jersey City, NJ.

Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Vergence-Accommodation Conflict: Why Bad 3D Literally Makes You Sick

If watching 3D content has given you a headache or even made you nauseous, you’re not alone. Good 3D requires a surgical level of scientific precision to pull off accurately. Unfortunately, many industry professionals openly acknowledge that there is significantly more bad 3D on the market than there is good 3D. That fact doesn’t help […]  More

Sportvision Renews as SVG Sponsor

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Sportvision has renewed its corporate sponsorship. Noted for its development of the heralded Yellow 1st and Ten Line on football broadcasts, Sportvision is an innovator of sports and entertainment products for fans, media companies and marketers. Sportvision solutions have enhanced experiences for fans and marketing partners of the NFL, […]  More

SES World Skies Outlines Satellite-Launch Plans

As the demand for global satellite transmission increases at a rapid rate, SES World Skies is prepared to expand its capabilities. At a press briefing on the eve of the Content & Communications World summit last week, SES outlined a launch initiative that will put a dozen satellites into orbit over a 2½-year span. SES-4 […]  More

SVG Welcomes Back Dolby

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Dolby has renewed their sponsorships. Dolby, a corporate sponsor, is a recognized innovator in audio entertainment. From the cinema to the living room, Dolby has transformed the entertainment experience. Today, Dolby technologies can be found in cinemas, professional recording studios, video games, laser discs, DVDs, mobile […]  More

Hockey Fans Enjoy Increased NBC Coverage on Versus

Versus’s days are numbered, and the network has never been stronger. With the clock ticking down in the final months of the brand known as Versus, NBC Sports Group has already implemented the infrastructure that will take its place when the channel officially becomes NBC Sports Network on Jan. 2. All it takes is a […]  More

AVS Wraps up Six Weeks of RF Coverage at Rugby World Cup Finals

Aerial Video Systems (AVS) will be on site on October 23rd as The Rugby World Cup, the largest sporting event in New Zealand’s history, wraps up with the finals between France and New Zealand. AVS has spent the last seven weeks supplying 12 Link L1500 HD wireless systems for both the world coverage and domestic broadcasts of the RWC. Four […]  More

Diversified Systems Renews SVG Sponsorship

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Diversified Systems has renewed as a mobile/integrator sponsor. Diversified Systems was formed in 1993 as a full-service system integration company addressing the technical needs of the broadcast, audio/visual, RF, and IT industries. Diversified Systems offers full turnkey solutions, including engineering design, documentation, project management, equipment procurement, […]  More

World Series: FS Midwest All Over Cards’ World Series Push

When it comes to covering an event as huge as the World Series, Kevin Landy, executive producer at Fox Sports Midwest, likes to ask himself one question: “What sets us apart?” With nearly every major sports-media property establishing some sort of presence at the Fall Classic, the regional sports network of the National League champion St. […]  More

Is Over-the-Top Content Redefining TV?

It’s affectionately referred to as the “Netflix effect,” and the success of the iPad has turned it into a monster. “Over-the-top” (OTT) content is rapidly emerging as a primary method of choice for viewers consuming premium video. As networks and video providers try to find the best ways of monetizing this shift, it’s clear that […]  More

Evertz Re-Ups as SVG Sponsor

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Evertz, a satellite, cable and IPTV broadcast equipment designer and manufacturer, has renewed its premier sponsorship. Evertz is a leader in the design and manufacturing of audio and video infrastructure equipment for the television broadcast and film industry. In keeping with today’s multi-channel, digital environment, Evertz has […]  More

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