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Aser Ventures launches LIVENow streaming platform

Global investment platform Aser Ventures has launched its new streaming platform LIVENow. LIVENow offers flexible pay-per-view access to a host of live events including sport, music, fitness and industry conferences. Content will be available through LIVENow’s D2C platform as well as through a global network of digital platforms, social channels and mobile companies. Andrea Radrizzani, […]

August 17, 2020

iPlayer requests up 47%

A record-breaking number of viewers turned to BBC iPlayer in the first half of 2020, with 3.1 billion requests to stream programmes, up by 47 per cent on the previous year. April-June also marks a new best-ever quarter for iPlayer with 1.6 billion requests, an increase of more than half (59 per cent) on the […]

August 5, 2020

FA Cup final on BBC sets season-high viewing record

Arsenal’s victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup final on August 1st was the most-watched football match of the season. BARB data shows the BBC’s coverage from Wembley Stadium was watched by a peak of 8.2 million across all platforms, a 46.1 per cent audience share. The game was also shown on BT Sport. It […]

August 3, 2020

FA Cup, EFL return to ESPN+

The return of live professional football to ESPN and ESPN+ continues with exclusive US coverage of the EFL Championship starting on June 20th and the FA Cup quarter-finals, semifinals and final beginning June 27th. The final three rounds of the FA Cup feature multiple salivating matches with several top Premier League sides remaining in the […]

June 19, 2020

BT Sport adds ‘dynamic crowd noise’ for football return

BT Sport will kick off its coverage of the Premier League’s return with a double header of Watford v Leicester City and Brighton v Arsenal on June 20th. The fixtures – and all subsequent matches on BT Sport – will give viewers the option to watch with (or without) a pre-recorded dynamic crowd noise feature, […]

June 8, 2020

First Premier League TV games scheduled

The Premier League broadcasters have reached an agreement over which fixtures each will air from June 17th up to July 2nd, with Aston Villa vs Sheffield United set to kickstart the resumption of the season immediately followed by Manchester City vs Arsenal – with both games on Sky Sports. Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United will […]

June 5, 2020