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Extreme E lands Eurovision Sport deal

Racing series Extreme E has announced a new multi-year broadcast partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), expanding the championship’s reach ahead of its new season which begins on February 17th.The EBU’s new digital streaming platform Eurovision Sport will broadcast the Desert X Prix, Rounds 1 and 2 of Season 4, which takes place in […]

February 16, 2024

EBU launches Eurovision Sport OTT platform

The EBU has launched a new digital streaming platform giving free public access to sports content across Europe. Eurovision Sport is the EBU’s first direct-to-consumer service. Thousands of hours of content are set to be streamed in a single digital destination – complementing existing coverage provided by public service media – and showcasing a wide […]

February 5, 2024

FITE+ scores Liga Portugal rights

FITE has announced the acquisition of broadcasting rights to Liga Portugal for FITE+ subscribers in the UK & Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Scandinavia. Matches will stream live, in English, from December 2nd with the twelfth matchday of the season. The deal covers the remainder of the current season on through the 2025/2026 season. Liga […]

November 30, 2023

Recast relaunches

Live and on-demand streaming platform, Recast, has officially relaunched its services following last month’s acquisition of assets by Content Technology Partners (CTP). Under the new ownership, which includes Recast Founder & CEO Andy Meikle and ex-Manchester United Executive Vice-President Ed Woodward, Recast says it has developed “a renewed vision and refreshed offering, all aimed at […]

November 30, 2023

Spicy Mango, FX Digital collaborate

Spicy Mango, a technology services and solutions provider, and FX Digital, a developer of Connected TV solutions, have partnered to produce an innovative data rich, connected TV showcase powered by Gameday. This showcase will make its debut at this year’s SportsPro show in Madrid. Building on their successful collaboration in helping Dyn Sport go to […]

November 20, 2023

Big 12 Conference partners with WWE

The Big 12 Conference has announced a collaboration with WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, for the upcoming 2023 Dr Pepper Big 12 Football Championship on December 2nd, held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Through this partnership, the Big 12 and WWE will introduce a custom-made championship title belt for this year’s Big 12 […]

November 17, 2023

Report: Sports-driven SVoD subs have high value

In Antenna’s latest State of Subscriptions Report, the subscription economy analyst takes stock of US consumer subscription behaviour to assess the elements of the Sports streaming landscape. To coincide with the release, Antenna highlights two of the several insights featured in the report: The streaming audience for ‘Game of the Week’ Sports programming is reaching […]

November 8, 2023

Insys Video Technologies partners with Abner Labs

Insys Video Technologies, an OTT solution provider based in Poland, and Abner Innovation Laboratories Limited (Abner Labs) has partnered to revolutionise the way sports fans watch and bet on live sports. Abner Labs is a Canadian company that owns the BeTheGame – this technology system uses AI to make watching and betting on sports as […]

October 23, 2023

SES launches SCORE for live sports carriage

Satellite operator SES has launched Score, which it describes as a platform to better manage and distribute live sports and events. SES says content owners and rights holders looking to effectively manage and distribute live sports and events to affiliates and takers will now be able to leverage a newly launched media platform, the SES […]

October 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

BBC launching Amazing Sport Stories podcast

The BBC World Service and BBC Sounds have announced the launch of a new podcast, Amazing Sport Stories. A BBC press release said: “This is about sport but not as you know it. Think underdogs, myths and drama. There are other podcasts about champions, team news and millionaire superstars  – this one is about courage, […]

October 10, 2023