Troy Dreier, Contributor, Streaming & Digital

Troy Dreier, Contributor, Streaming & Digital

Troy Dreier gained most of his knowledge of the streaming video world from his day job as the Senior Associate Editor for StreamingMedia.com, the leading news site for the online video industry. He’s interviewed many of the major players in the new online video economy, and moderated panels at his company’s Streaming Media East and West conferences. He’s also the Editor or OnlineVideo.net, a site that helps online video marketers stay on top of trends and do their work more effectively. Prior to working with StreamingMedia.com, he was a full-time freelance technology writer and a staff editor for PC Magazine. Troy lives in Jersey City, NJ.

Recent Posts by Troy Dreier, Contributor, Streaming & Digital

Hotstar Prepares to Stream Cricket World Cup to U.S. Viewers

You wouldn’t know it in the U.S., but cricket is the second-most-watched sport in the world. Even in the U.S., though, its popularity is growing, thanks to transplants from cricket-loving countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, England, and Australia. And Hotstar International is working to grow that U.S. fanbase.  More

Digital P Media Live-Streams Bass-Fishing Competition for Fishing League Worldwide

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) has special live-streaming challenges that other sports organizations don’t have to deal with. For one thing, its competitors aren’t all on one field. Instead, they’re scattered across large lakes, often miles apart, and nowhere near a Wi-Fi network. Capturing all the action and streaming it to viewers around the world live […]  More

24/7 Game Channel ESR Streaming in the U.S.; Next Stop: The World

Empress Intelligence has never witnessed demand like this. The company has been involved in media broadcasting for 21 years, and, within the last few, it began hearing that clients wanted a gaming channel to capture younger viewers but couldn’t find one to add to their lineups. That’s how ESR (Esports Revolution) got started. It launched […]  More

MSG Networks, Overtime Look To Tap Into Next Generation of Fans With Alternative Broadcast of Sunday’s Knicks-Lakers Game

MSG Networks wants to create the next generation of basketball fans, and it thinks those younger viewers need something extra. That’s why it’s working with Overtime to create a simulcast for Sunday’s Knicks-Lakers game (Noon ET), one that combines younger on-air talent, social-media interactivity, and a preproduced halftime show featuring a Knicks legend.  More

FuboTV’s Geir Magnussion Sees 4K Expanding With NCAA Hoops Tourneys Streamed in UHD

Fans tired of high-profile sports events’ not being available in 4K will be glad to hear what FuboTV has planned. Joining with broadcast partners, the streaming service will offer Big Ten Tournament early rounds and quarterfinals and Big East Tournament early rounds and semifinals in 4K. FuboTV will carry a full slate of Championship Week […]  More