Recent Posts tagged with Playmaker Media

NBC Sports’ Eric Black: For Digital Video-Ad Insertion, Server-Side May Not Be the Only Answer

NBC Sports and its digital-streaming platform Playmaker Media are one of the biggest players in live-video delivery. With more than 30,000 live events expected to be delivered this year alone, NBC Sports Digital faces numerous challenges, perhaps most notably in striking that ideal balance between a perfect premium-viewing experience and the need to monetize those […]  More

Telemundo Deportes Taps NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media To Stream 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Telemundo Deportes has chosen NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media to power its streaming coverage of the 64 games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and develop innovative products that will enhance the online experience around the tournament. Telemundo Deportes is the exclusive Spanish-language media rights holder of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in the […]  More

The New Rules of Fan Engagement

Moderator Barry Bedlan, deputy director, AP sports products, The Associated Press, started an NAB 2017 session on fan engagement with an informal survey: in a room dominated by sports fans, he asked how many had consumed sports in the past month only on a mobile or connected device (such as a Roku box or Apple […]  More

NBC Regional Networks, MLBAM Ink Deal for Live In-Market Stream of MLB Games

NBC Sports Regional Networks has signed a deal with MLBAM to stream local-market MLB games, as well as pre/postgame shows, beginning with the 2017 regular season. This new streaming offering is available at no additional cost to authenticated pay-TV subscribers of NBC Sports Group’s MLB-rights-holding regional sports networks: CSN Chicago (Cubs and White Sox), CSN Philadelphia (Phillies), […]  More

NBC’s Playmaker Media, Turner’s iStreamPlanet Combo Aims To Reshape Booming OTT/VOD-Services Market

There’s a new heavy hitter in the OTT/VOD-services market, thanks to the new partnership between NBC Sports Digital’s Playmaker Media and Turner’s iStreamPlanet. With an eye toward competing with established third-party OTT streaming vendors like BAMTech and NeuLion, the newly formed entity is looking to carve out its share of the rapidly exploding OTT market.  More

NBC’s Playmaker Media, Turner’s iStreamPlanet Team Up To Compete With BAMTech

NBC Sports Digital and Turner are partnering up their respective Playmaker Media and iStreamPlanet OTT/live streaming/VOD solutions providers. The long-term partnership puts a bullseye squarely on BAMTech, as the combined entity will look to better compete with the MLB-Advanced-Media spinoff to provide leagues and networks with infrastructure and technology for OTT and VOD services. The two divisions will […]  More

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