SVG Sports OTT Forum: AWS Elemental’s Todd Hinders on the Tech Behind Sports Media’s OTT Explosion

Over-the-top (OTT) and live-streaming business strategies are having a profound effect on the sports-media industry, and vendors like AWS Elemental are pushing the boundaries technologically to take sports video to new skies where it has never ventured before. At the SVG Sports OTT Forum, SVG’s Jason Dachman chatted with Todd Hinders, VP, field operations, Americas, AWS […]  More

The Road From Russia: Analyzing the Biggest Streaming Event in History

Video delivery firm Peer5 helped deliver over 112 million video sessions in 241 different countries during the World Cup in Russia — surpassing this year’s Super Bowl. Peer5 operates a video delivery service that can be paired with one or more server-based CDNs to give broadcasters an elastic and scalable streaming infrastructure. The company coordinates […]  More

LiveU Establishes 500 Global Simultaneous Live Streams of Mexican Presidential Elections

The highly publicized Mexico Presidential Elections reached global audiences and broke records for voter turnout and media coverage. To keep a country informed and provide up-to-the-minute updates and results, the media relied on LiveU and its Mexican partner, Magnum Soluciones Digitales, to deliver a reliable live solution for the high-profile news event. The result was […]  More

ESPN, Top Rank Ink Seven Year Partnership With 54 Live Events Through 2025

ESPN and Top Rank, the world’s premier boxing promotional company, announced the most comprehensive, exclusive rights agreement in the history of boxing. This new seven-year deal runs from 2018 to 2025 and includes 54 events per year, as well as a full offering of exclusive shoulder programming, classic fights, and studio content.  More

LiveU To Live Stream 50 Games of the Cal Ripken Major70 World Series

Devoted fans can cheer on their favorite youth baseball team competing in the annual Cal Ripken Major70 World Series beginning next weekend thanks to a partnership between The Babe Ruth League and LiveU. The collaboration leverages LiveU’s technology to deliver high-quality live transmissions of 50 games scheduled in St. Louis and Chicago from August 4 […]  More

Overwatch League Grand Finals Draw 861K Global Average Minute Audience

The Overwatch League Grand Finals at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Friday and Saturday drew an estimated global average minute audience across both days of 861,205 (inclusive of both ESPN TV networks and various streaming platforms).The London Spitfire’s 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Fusion drew an U.S. average minute audience of 289,175, with an estimated 45% […]  More

B/R Live Streaming Service Gives Access to Over 340 Soccer Matches

Turner’s new premium live sports streaming service — will be the definitive destination for live UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League action, providing soccer fans with direct access to subscribe and watch more than 340 matches on an individual ($2.99), monthly ($9.99), or annual ($79.99) basis. B/R Live is available at https://live.bleacherreport.com, by downloading […]  More