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McCarthy named CEO at Friend MTS

Friend MTS, a provider of content protection and video security services, has announced the appointment of Shane McCarthy as Chief Executive Officer. McCarthy previously worked as COO at Irdeto, and President for International Business at Pace. He was Founder and CEO of Caldero, a professional services consultancy within the video entertainment market, and currently sits […]

February 1, 2023

Prime Video, DAZN global distribution partnership

Amazon and DAZN have agreed a global distribution partnership that will see DAZN’s direct-to-consumer sports streaming service available as a new Prime Video Channel. Prime Video and DAZN have a common goal to bring the best sports content to customers all over the world. This partnership will give Prime Video customers access to DAZN’s rich […]

January 20, 2023

BT Sport poll to determine if Manchester is red or blue

BT Sport will give fans the opportunity to paint the city of Manchester either United red or City blue, ahead of the highly anticipated Manchester derby on January 14th, exclusively live on BT Sport, with a new interactive campaign. On January 10th, a social poll on @BTSportFootball will ask fans the question ‘Is Manchester red […]

January 10, 2023

BT Sport launches Sign Up deaf initiative

BT Sport is launching Sign Up a new initiative that aims to raise the profile of the deaf community within sport, help make its programming accessible to all, and create new opportunities. Kicking off on December 26th, BT Sport has teamed up with Premier League players and managers to guide viewers through the letters of […]

December 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Kids to front Sky Sports Premier League broadcast

Sky Sports is putting four young football fans in front of the cameras and giving viewers at home a special presentation of the Premier League fixture between Brentford and Liverpool on January 2nd 2023. Titled Premier League Juniors, the broadcast will offer viewers an alternative way to watch the fixture, available exclusively on Sky Sports […]

December 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Haaland Conquers England premieres on Viaplay

An exclusive feature interview with Manchester City and Norway’s superstar striker Erling Haaland will premiere on Viaplay on today [December 20th]. Having taken the Premier League by storm in his debut season, the 22-year-old Haaland meets Liverpool and Denmark legend Jan Mølby for an open conversation about life at the top of global sport and […]

December 20, 2022

Usportfor automated cameras for Sparta Rotterdam

Usportfor has introduced video scouting for amateur footballers at Sparta Rotterdam in the City of Rotterdam. Sparta Rotterdam has one of the best scouting and youth academies in the Netherlands. Many of their talents played at the World Cup for the Dutch national team. In total 300 cameras will be installed in the Rotterdam region […]

December 15, 2022

Malaysia: “Landmark” ruling in EPL copyright case

The High Court of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur has issued what pay-TV operator Astro describes as a “landmark” ruling determining a local commercial premises to have acted illegally by showing pirate broadcasts of sports and entertainment content, including Premier League football. The Directors of 42 East Pub and Restaurant in KL were showing content in their […]

November 24, 2022By Colin Mann

Linius appoints McNeill as director

Linius has annnnounced the appointment of Barry McNeill as its new director. McNeill has over 20 years of experience in Sports Management and Sports Technology. He has led multiple sport-tech companies through rapid growth phases as CEO at Catapult Sports and Prozone, which was acquired by StatsPerform in 2015. Linius has clients across a wide […]

November 24, 2022

Premier League pirate faces jail term

A UK man who ran an operation offering illegal access to Premier League football has received a suspended eight-month prison sentence. Peter Dilworth, from Wirral, Merseyside, in the northwest of England, who operated a service offering illegal access to sports and entertainment content appeared in Liverpool Crown Court, having pleaded guilty to the charges brought […]

November 3, 2022By Colin Mann