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Survey: US sports fans prefer ad experience on OTT over linear

Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global player in digital media quality, has released research showing that most US consumers feel that their ad experience is better on digital streaming platforms than traditional TV when watching major sporting events. IAS surveyed over 1,100 US consumers and examined how consumer viewership and ad experience differ on traditional […]

April 29, 2022

STN Video renews MLB deal

STN Video has announced the multi-year extension of their exclusive video content distribution agreement with Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball. STN is the select partner for every major sports league in the US and Canada, bringing their official premium sports video and brand to the top digital publishers in both countries. In addition […]

April 13, 2022

Report: US streamers spending big on sports

The involvement of tech giants in the sports broadcasting market has never been this much a reality, reports Dataxis. Until now, only Amazon had been investing in premium sports properties, be it in the US or in Western European markets, while YouTube has rather turned to be a flexible and complementary offer to traditional broadcasters’ […]

March 23, 2022

Apple signs MLB deal

Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) have announced a Friday Night Baseball deal that will see a weekly doubleheader stream to fans in eight countries, including the US and the UK, exclusively on Apple TV+ when the regular season begins in April.In addition to Friday Night Baseball, fans in the US will be able to […]

March 9, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Survey: US sports viewers frustrated with ‘live’ streams

US sports viewers are frustrated with latency issues when watching a ‘live’ sporting event according to research conducted by Phenix, When shown a video that depicts delays at various intervals compared to the live feed at the stadium, US sports viewers were frustrated with the delays in the stream while watching the game. Of those […]

January 26, 2022

Apple, MLB in streaming talks

Apple is holding discussions with Major League Baseball (MLB) with regards to streaming live games next season. Talks are already at a “serious stage” according to The New York Post, and a deal could see Apple offer live sports content on its Apple TV+ platform for the first time. MLB has been attempting to sell […]

January 11, 2022

Pixellot captures THE Spring Games College Softball Tournament with FloSport

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, and FloSports, a sports streaming service, are stepping up to the plate for THE Spring Games, the world’s largest collegiate softball event company. When the first pitch is thrown in February 2022, Pixellot systems will be installed at a minimum of 10 fields, giving fans […]

January 6, 2022

Survey: Women increasingly watching more sport

The 2021 Global Sports Survey from strategic consultancy Altman Solon reveals that nearly 50 per cent of women in the UK, US, and Germany are monthly sports viewers. That figure rises to nearly 70 per cent in LatAm and Asia countries. The study gauged viewing and fandom among 18,000 respondents in 16 countries across North […]

December 3, 2021

Adobe, MLB create next-gen fan experiences

Adobe and Major League Baseball (MLB), the US professional sports league, have announced a major expansion of their partnership to reimagine fan engagement and continue to bring America’s favourite pastime to the next generation of fans – powered across Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Adobe Sign. The partnership will empower MLB to bring […]

November 24, 2021

Disney+ subs growth slows in Q4

The Walt Disney Company has reported earnings for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2nd 2021. Full company revenue was as $18.53 billion (€16.17bn), whilst Disney+, its SVoD platform that has been a beacon throughout the pandemic, saw customer growth slow, but still added 2.1 million subscribers to reach a global total of […]

November 11, 2021