UEFA Launches Free-to-Air OTT Service

UEFA has officially launched its new OTT streaming platform, UEFA.tv, offering both live and on-demand video content from a variety of football competitions and tournaments. The service will initially show original programming based on 60 years of the federation’s European football archive.  More

STATS Becomes API Live Data Provider of the BIG3

Generations of basketball fanatics glued to second-screen platforms are getting the opportunity to see that the NBA stars of yesterday can still play in the BIG3, a fast-paced 3-on-3 league that fills the summer hoops void that follows the NBA Finals.  More

Deltatre Hires Upadhyaya, Former Verizon Exec, as VP of Online Operations in the Americas

Deltatre has named former Verizon executive Bhavesh Upadhyaya VP of online operations of the Americas. Upadhyaya has a track record of growing monthly recurring revenues for sports and digital-media companies. Most recently, at Verizon, he led delivery of several high-value OTT platforms for major brands that reach millions of consumers on a daily basis.  More

Shenzhen Topway Video Communication Chooses Harmonic for UHD Broadcast, OTT Platform

Shenzhen Topway Video Communication has deployed a Harmonic live Ultra HD (UHD) video processing solution to power its new UHD broadcast and OTT services. Featuring a software-based, cloud-deployable application supporting advanced features such as HDR, Harmonic’s UHD solution enables the operator to deliver exceptional video quality while maximizing bandwidth efficiency.  More

Coming of Age: How NBA 2K League Became a Hotbed of Production Experimentation In Just Its Second Season

Esports is many things: lucrative, polarizing, intriguing, and even (at times) surprising. From a broadcast standpoint, esports represents a whole new world of production experimentation. What makes for a good viewing product? How can this be different and (in some ways) better than watching traditional sports? It’s that exciting prospect that enticed Matt Arden, executive […]  More