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

Cobalt Digital’s 9257 Audio Distribution Amplifier Earns Award at IBC

Cobalt Digital has been recognized for innovation again. The manufacturer of 3G/HD/SD-SDI conversion gear received another STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) – its eighth – from  TV Technology Europe magazine at the 2011 IBC convention, this time for its 9257 1×9 MADI (AES10-2003) Audio Distribution Amplifier, developed for the openGear platform. Cobalt’s 9257 provides a quick […]  More

Spectra Logic to Present, Exhibit Globally During Fall Tradeshow Season

Data storage provider Spectra Logic will be participating in a number of industry events this fall worldwide, including the Backup Central Live series taking place in various cities throughout the United States; SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany; and SuperComputing’s SC11 in Seattle, Wash. Spectra Logic will exhibit at each event, and speak on timely storage topics […]  More

Telestream Flip4Mac WMV 2.4 Optimized for OS X Lion

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced an update (Version 2.4) for its Flip4Mac WMV Components. The tool allows Mac users to import, export, and play Microsoft Windows Media video and audio in native QuickTime-based environments. Version 2.4 adds enhanced support for Apple’s OS X 10.7 Lion operating system, Safari […]  More

NYRA, NBC Sports Group Extend Summer at Saratoga Partnership

Due to the success of the inaugural series, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) and the NBC Sports Group have announced a two-year extension for Summer at Saratoga, which will bring live national coverage of the Saratoga Race Course meet through 2013. This year’s NBC Sports Group coverage of the Saratoga meet marked the most extensive […]  More

XOS Digital Uses the Cloud To Improve SEC Digital Network App

XOS Digital and the Southeastern Conference have joined forces again to bring fans an extensive upgrade of the popular SEC Digital Network mobile app for iPhones, Android devices, and tablets. Essentially a “super app” for all things SEC sports, this year’s edition boasts the introduction of HD video and audio with quicker and smoother navigation. […]  More

Mizzou Gears Up To Roll Out Digital Network

Yet another Big 12 university is preparing to launch its own digital sports network. In the wake of the debut of Texas’s Longhorn Network and Kansas State’s KStateHD.tv, Missouri is joining the party: the Tigers’ digital network is set to debut on Dec. 1. The network will be a mixture of on-demand and live-event content, […]  More

Cobalt Digital Upgrades to SVG Premier Sponsorship

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Cobalt Digital has renewed their sponsorship, upgrading to the premier level. Cobalt Digital is a designer and manufacturer of high quality, cost-effective conversion products. The Cobalt Digital product line includes HD/SD up/down/cross format converters, HD/SD analog to digital and digital to analog converters, HD/SD audio embedders/de-embedders, and […]  More

Sports Illustrated Debuts Football Rivals App

Sports Illustrated is taking some of the most heated and passionate football rivalries in America to the next level. SI unveiled Sports Illustrated Football Rivals, which explores 10 great football rivalries with video and audio enhancements. The app delivers the seminal games, deciding plays and dominant performances within its interface and features 3D interactivity. “The Sports Illustrated […]  More

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

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