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F1 chooses M2A CONNECT for live race streams

M2A Media, leading innovators in cloud-based video solutions, has announced that its just-released cloud-IP transport service, M2A CONNECT, has been adopted by global sports brand, Formula 1, to acquire, process and distribute the motorsport brand’s live content to global broadcasters and sports rights owners. M2A CONNECT provides Formula 1 with an event-based cloud-IP transport service […]

July 6, 2020

AWS, F1 debut new stats

As Formula 1 gears up to kick-start its interrupted season, cloud platform Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Formula 1 have developed six new, real-time racing stats that will roll out throughout the 2020 season, debuting at the season-opening Grand Prix in Spielberg July 3rd-5th at Formula 1 Rolex Grosser Preis Von Österreich. The statistics that […]

June 23, 2020By Colin Mann

Sky Deutschland reveals content plan “for a new era”

Sky Deutschland has announced a major new content plan to that it says will “shakeup TV in Germany and take Sky into a new era”. Sky will deliver its plan through a combination of partnerships and development of its entertainment, movies and sports offering – and it starts with an extension of Sky’s deal with […]

June 22, 2020

F1 Virtual Grand Prix Series sees record viewership

The F1 Esports – Virtual Grand Prix Series, which drew to a close last weekend, achieved a record breaking 30 million views across TV and digital platforms during the lockdown period, as fans tuned in for live sporting action, including eight Virtual Grands Prix, Pro Exhibition races and #Challenge events. The series was created to […]

June 19, 2020

Superstars Open sim racing event televised

Sports promotion company GT Sport, SIRIO eSports and MSD have announced the Superstars Open – a one-day televised sim racing event to find the greatest Euroformula Open single-seater graduate of all time, including big names who have gone on to compete in series such as F1, F2, F3, Indycar, Superformula, Formula E, DTM, the World […]

June 12, 2020By Colin Mann

Young heads Eurosport’s global production & content

Eurosport has announced the appointment of Scott Young to the role of Senior Vice President, Production and Content. Young joins from Sky Sports, where he has been Head of Formula 1 since January 2018. Young will be responsible for developing a unique and integrated content offering across broadcast and digital, realising opportunities presented by Eurosport’s […]

June 9, 2020

Sky Sports billing resumes June 19

Sky Sports will resume billing its subscribers from June 19th. Customers had been given the option of pausing their subscription in the absence of any live sports as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. In an update, Sky Sports said: “Live action is returning to Sky Sports! The Premier League has announced that the 19/20 […]

June 1, 2020

NENT to restore Viaplay sports fee in July

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic region’s leading streaming company, will revert to the regular pricing for its Viaplay sports packages in Sweden, Denmark and Finland from July 1st as a number of major global sports events restart. NENT Group temporarily reduced the prices of its Viaplay sports packages in March following the postponement […]

June 1, 2020