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FuboTV launching pick’em games

FuboTV will launch pick’em games on in select US markets on June 19th, offering its viewers free-to-play sports contests directly integrated into the live TV streaming experience. Pick’em players in select markets will have seamless access to Fubo Sportsbook by scanning a QR code to place real-money wagers aligned with their picks. This marks the […]

June 16, 2022

Research: Sports broadcasters’ investment budgets bounce back

A report, The impact of Covid-19 on sports broadcasting technology investments, from media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear, finds that in 2022, 73 per cent of sports broadcasters stated that they expect their investment budget to increase compared to 2021, while none expect their budgets to decrease. Following healthy levels of investment in 2019, […]

May 24, 2022

NHL returning to primetime across Europe

As part of the National Hockey League’s continued commitment to fans abroad, the NHL and its international broadcast partners will increase the number of live game broadcasts in primetime in Europe during the 2021-22 season. The new NHL Saturday and NHL Sunday (formerly NHL European Game of the Week) weekly broadcast windows will deliver 36 […]

October 8, 2021

MEPs tackle live sports online piracy

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have set out proposals to crack down on the growing phenomenon of illegal broadcasting of live sporting events. To help combat the problem, MEPs call on the Commission to clarify and improve the current EU framework on intellectual property rights for live sport events, currently not subject to copyright […]

May 19, 2021By Colin Mann

40 TV broadcasters to showcase $26.5m Dubai World Cup fixture via RMG network

The $26.5million Dubai World Cup fixture will be showcased to a truly worldwide TV audience by 40 broadcasters. Horses from more than a dozen countries will compete in nine top-class races, including six Group 1 contests, at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, billed as “the world’s most spectacular race day”. The feature race is the US$12m […]

March 25, 2021

Research: 53% UK gamers watch others play online

Video game playing rose to a new level in 2020, with UK consumers’ time playing up 4 per cent on the previous year. The desire to stay connected and entertained while stuck at home during the pandemic has driven online gaming popularity – more than a third of UK gamers (37 per cent) have made […]

March 10, 2021

Sports market for AR glasses?

With more people taking up new activities every day, there is an increase in the data available for analysis. Smart watches have led the game in this area, tracking and recording a myriad of user data to provide useful goals and achievements for them to track on their fitness journey. There are also spatial reality

June 12, 2020