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

The Mtn. Announces Men’s Basketball Broadcast Schedule

The Mtn. – MountainWest Sports Network will air 57 live men’s basketball games (53 regular season plus the men’s quarterfinals from the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Basketball Championships) as part of its 2011-12 MW television package. The men’s lineup features traditional rivalries, including New Mexico State at New Mexico, Colorado State at Air Force and […]  More

Longhorn Network to Air 12 Texas Men’s Basketball Games

Looking to boost its live-event program offering beyond the football season, ESPN’s Longhorn Network will broadcast 12 University of Texas men’s basketball regular season games this upcoming season. The games – nine non-conference and three Big 12 matchups – will be accompanied by basketball-themed programs to take viewers inside the team to get to know […]  More

K-Tek Offers Three Tadpoles for Extended Reach

K-Tek has offered a solution for holding the new generation of handheld recorders, mobile communication devices, and tiny cameras like the GoPro and Contour. K-Tek Tadpoles feature the same materials and craftsmanship as K-Tek’s trademark boom poles but in a shortened form. They pack up in one-foot (30.4cm) or two-foot (60.9cm) lengths and can extend […]  More

MultiDyne Debuts Dual 3G HDSDI Transceiver

MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems introduced a new line of 3G/HD/SDI/ASI -to- optical fiber converters at IBC 2011 (Stand 2.A54) that facilitate the automatic conversion and transport of SDI, HD-SDI, and 3Gb/s SDI signals over distances up to 10 km using readily available, fiber-optic cable. The high-quality HD-3000-II products leverage new OLED technology and […]  More

The Systems Group Renews With SVG

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that The Systems Group has renewed its mobile sponsorship. The Systems Group was formed in 1989 to gather together the best technical and project management expertise in the New York metropolitan area. Now an internationally recognized broadcast systems design and engineering firm, The Systems Group’s consulting and […]  More

SVG Welcomes Back Comcast Media Center

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome back a premier sponsor, Comcast Media Center. The CMC’s Content Division offers customized solutions to create, manage, and distribute content for linear, on-demand, or multi-platform viewing. Operating from a centralized, 305,000-sq.-ft. hub in Denver, the CMC specializes in the origination of national and regional sports channels (SD, […]  More

Net Insight Wins CSI Award for Best HDTV Technology Project

Net Insight, a provider of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, was named the winner for Best HDTV Technology project for its customer Teracom AB, Sweden’s national provider of radio and broadcast, to create the world’s first all-IP DVB-T2 network. “We are proud to win the CSI Award for the […]  More

Nevion’s Ventura the Basis for GigaContent’s New Video Delivery Platform

Nevion, a provider of managed video services for broadcasters, service providers, and government entities worldwide, has helped Danish service provider GigaContent launch its new video content delivery service, GigaEasylink. The service provides broadcasters and media companies with the ability to access and broadcast video content from any event across Denmark in full broadcast quality. When GigaContent looked to extend its broadcast services […]  More

Universal Sports Launches “I Want Universal Sports” Campaign

Universal Sports announced the launch of the “I Want Universal Sports” marketing campaign. The campaign is designed to inform viewers and industry leaders of the Olympic and endurance sports network’s transition from over-the-air multicast distribution to availability as a multi-platform, high-definition service on cable, satellite and telco platforms beginning in January 2012. The campaign will […]  More