Recent Posts by Heather McLean, SVG Europe

FIA World Rally Championship Talks Live OTT, Remote Production at 200km Per Hour

FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is a motorsport with a fast-growing audience and increasing numbers of broadcasters taking up the mantel for rights, thanks to the promoter’s innovative take on live over the top broadcasts and in-depth coverage of the season. Alongside broadcast technology partners NEP and Tata Communications, which is the official supplier for […]  More

International Women’s Day: The Future of Sports Broadcast Is Female

While there are many women working in the sports broadcast arena today, they are still far outnumbered by their male colleagues. Friday 8 March is International Women’s Day, 24 hours in the calendar dedicated to highlighting and celebrating the women’s rights movement. With SVG Europe Women events going from strength to strength, it is apparent […]  More

IMG, Telstra Work With Grass Valley to Carry Out 20,000 km Remote Production

The successful execution of a 20,000 km remote link from cameras based in Telstra’s Tokyo office to IMG Studios’ London headquarters has been achieved, creating what is considered to be one of the longest true remote IP production connections to date. The Tokyo-to-London link used Grass Valley’s DirectIP to deliver uncompressed, ultra-low latency video via […]  More

Football Summit 2019: BT Sport on the 5G Revolution for Live Remote Production

In a world first last year, BT Sport and EE successfully carried out a live broadcast over 5G using remote production, delivering a two-way transmission from Wembley Stadium to London ExCeL. The demonstration, which was the focus of a session at SVG Europe’s Football Summit 2019, was designed to illustrate the potential opportunities that 5G […]  More

5G to Transform the Fan Experience at Sporting Events

For most sports fans, their first experience of 5G is likely to be at a live sports event, according to the findings of a new study. Based on research conducted by Ovum for Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, 5G will transform viewing both in stadiums and at home […]  More