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FreeSports on Samsung TV Plus

Premier Media Broadcasting and Samsung have announced that FreeSports is now available on the Samsung TV Plus platform in the UK, where viewers can watch free live sports every day from around the world featuring football, cricket, motorsport, rugby union, rugby league, pool, ice hockey and more. The free, ad-supported service is available to all […]

December 9, 2021

ESPN+ adds KHL to hockey line-up

ESPN+ will stream more than 130 Kontinental Hockey League games this season, including all playoff and Gagarin Cup championship games, exclusively in the US on ESPN+. The KHL is the premier professional ice hockey league in Europe and Asia, with 23 teams based in Russia, Belarus, China, Finland, Latvia, and Kazakhstan. Throughout the season, ESPN+ […]

October 4, 2021

Sky Deutschland scores NHL rights

Sky Deutschland has secured the broadcasting rights to the National Hockey League (NHL) and will broadcast the North American ice hockey league live in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and South Tyrol in the 2021/22 through 2024/25 seasons. The new contract covers broadcasting rights across all distribution channels. With live broadcasts of around 300 games per […]

September 30, 2021

Pixellot partners with Hungarian Ice Hockey League for AI broadcast

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, and Magyar Jégkorong Szövetség- The Hungarian Hockey Federation, have teamed up to provide full coverage of all top league Hungarian ice hockey matches in the coming season. The deployment of Pixellot systems will augment the TV broadcasts of the Federation meaning that not only will […]

September 25, 2021

Premier Sports partners with UK Elite League

The Elite Ice Hockey League and Premier Sports have announced a partnership to further grow the professional game in the UK. Premier Sports will become headline sponsors of the Elite League for the next three years and extend their support as the exclusive television partner of the UK’s top ice hockey league. In total, 27 […]

September 13, 2021

Globecast provides services to Infront for 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media and content management, has announced that Infront partnered with the company for the delivery of global distribution services for the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships, held recently in Riga, Latvia. Globecast provided all of the encoding and connectivity from the site for the contribution path back to […]

June 29, 2021

Analysis: Sports viewing shifting to online

Findings from target audience company GWI’s new data set, GWI Sports, indicate that consumers are increasingly turning to streaming services to watch sports events. The service aims to give sports teams, brands and agencies unique demographic and psychographic insights into the new sports fans. Based on a sample of over 23,000 Internet users aged 16-64 […]

May 13, 2021