Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Contributing Editor

Outdoor Sport Channel To Use Globecast for Worldwide Distribution to MVPDs

The Outdoor Sport Channel will use Globecast to distribute its HD and 4K content to multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) around the world after signing a multi-year partnership. The deal includes the distribution of the linear channel and video-on-demand content on all platforms including CATV, DTH, IPTV, OTT and smart TVs for North America, South […]  More

Matchroom Sport To Launch OTT Platform

Matchroom Sport is to launch a global OTT platform offering access to a portfolio of live and on-demand sports content including coverage of darts, pool, and snooker. Built and powered by sports streaming and video technology company StreamAMG, Matchroom Live will feature 12 sports in total and will be made available online and via native […]  More

SVG Europe Women: The Making of The Abi Stephens Show

During the SVG Europe Women Winter Networking Event at BT Sport studios in London, the audience was treated to an edition of The Abi Stephens Show, a chat show-style seminar session. As part of that show, Heather McLean, editor, SVG Europe and head of SVG Europe Women, convinced BT Sport to create a ‘making of’ […]  More

SVG Europe Launches Sports TV Awards 2020; Call for Entries Now Open

After an 18-month break, SVG Europe returns with a revamped and re-imagined awards ceremony, celebrating sports broadcasting and production across Europe. Moving from its former home at the Sports Production Summit in Amsterdam to the Sports OTT Forum in London on May 27, the tightly-focused SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2020 will continue to have […]  More

French Football League Deploys Intel True View for PSG vs Lyon Clash in Paris

France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) used last weekend’s Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais to deploy the True View immersive viewing experience for the first time. True View, developed by Intel, allows a broadcaster to replay and freeze sporting action from various angles by creating a 360-degree volumetric version of […]  More

Premier League To Launch Direct-to-Fans Streaming Service “Eventually”

The English Premier League (EPL) is planning to launch a direct-to-consumer OTT streaming service that will stand alongside its broadcast rights packages. According to a report in the UK newspaper the Daily Mail, Richard Masters has indicated that the plan for the service is already well underway, although no exact timeframe has been given, only […]  More