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Prime Video ready for bumper Premier League coverage

Amazon Prime Video will host 23 live Premier League games this December, starting with coverage of Liverpool vs Wolves match on December 6th. A number of games will be available in UHD HDR with Dolby Atmos sound (see below) to heighten immersion alongside Amazon’s X-Ray functionality – which includes real-time statistics and in-game highlights. Alex […]

December 4, 2020By Nik Roseveare

NENT Group scores Champions League rights in Baltics

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured the exclusive rights to show UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League football in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the 2021/2022 season up to and including the 2023/2024 season. NENT Group will launch its Viaplay streaming service in the three […]

December 3, 2020

Dolby Atmos on BT Sport App

This weekend, BT Sport will offer live streamed sport with Dolby Atmos audio technology, creating a more immersive sound experience for viewers using the BT Sport App. BT Sport Ultimate customers will be able to experience Dolby Atmos on the BT Sport App for the Premier League fixture between Brighton and Liverpool on November 28th. […]

November 26, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Premier League opens up non-TV games

Following its decision to scrap its controversial PPV coverage of games not picked for TV while fans are unable to attend matches during the pandemic, the Premier League has confirmed that all fixtures from November 21st, and throughout the Christmas and New Year period, will be made available to fans to watch live in the […]

November 16, 2020By Colin Mann

Premier League set to axe PPV games

The Premier League is set to scrap all pay-per-view matches after November’s international window. Football clubs will instead collectively look to devise a new solution that will cover the second lockdown period and the busy Christmas schedule. Although discussions are said to be ongoing, the controversial £14.95 fee for games not picked for TV are […]

November 6, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Premier League to review PPV stance

The Premier League has confirmed it will review its controversial pay-per-view (PPV) scheme in the coming weeks after a shareholders’ meeting took place on October 27th. During October, matches not initially selected for TV broadcast have been made available on a PPV basis accessed via Box Office platforms at £14.95 each. This now seems set […]

October 28, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Dugout’s Boost to enhance brand sponsorship

Dugout has announced its newest product, Dugout Boost, which it says provides brands “with a highly targeted and cost-efficient method to digitally activate their sponsorships of the world’s leading football clubs”. Utilising multi-dimensional data and audience segments generated by the recently launched Dugout FanPro product, Boost is a new solution to amplify and guarantee media exposure […]

October 20, 2020

EE unveils Match Day Experience on BT Sport App

EE has announced Match Day Experience features on the BT Sport app, which will be inclusive for new customers taking the Full Works iPhone plan with the new 5G iPhone. Through a set of new BT Sport App features that make the most of the UK’s number one 5G network, and optimised for the iPhone […]

October 15, 2020

Bank questions Premier League PPV move

As has been widely publicised, the Premier League (EPL) is to offer some games on a PPV basis for £14.95 per game. The news has provoked concerns from fans, but also the industry. A report from investment bank Exane/BNPP reminds clients of the rationale behind the decisions which mean that games not already picked to […]

October 14, 2020