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Analysis: Live sports less of a key subs driver

According to research from home media consumer intelligence specialist Aluma, if their favourite TV sport moved its live games exclusively to a subscription streaming service such as Netflix or Prime Video, only 8 per cent of US pay-TV subscribers would definitely cancel. Among pay-TV subscribers that selected professional football as their favourite TV sport, 11 […]

November 1, 2022

FuboTV closes Fubo Sportsbook

FuboTV, the US sports-first live TV streaming platform, has revealed its preliminary third quarter 2022 results. Revenue and subscriber growth for North America (NA) are expected to exceed previously issued guidance. The company is expected to close Q3 with NA revenue of at least $210 million, an increase of approximately 34 per cent year-over-year, and […]

October 18, 2022

Survey: UK watching more sport since pandemic

Sports viewing in the UK has spiked since the start of the pandemic in 2020 to today, with women’s sports – particularly football – seeing strong interest, according to a survey of consumers across 17 markets by strategic consultancy Altman Solon. Altman Solon’s analysis shows that broadcasters and investors have several opportunities to take advantage […]

September 28, 2022

TGI Sport closes deal for Sportseen

TGI Sport has acquired Sportseen, a rights buying and digital advertising sales firm.TGI Sport is owned jointly by Bruin Capital and Quadrant Private Equity. Founded in 2007 by Chris Jones and Vasco Gomes, Sportseen has been at the forefront of the emerging opportunities to integrate geotargeted, AI-informed advertising on every screen and platform. The company […]

September 26, 2022

Data: Streamer competition cuts time per platform

While the global video streaming industry kept growing in the first half of 2022, each individual service continued losing playtime per user as the competition between platforms increased, according to video intelligence specialist NPAW’s Video Streaming Industry Report H1 2022, which examines the evolution of streaming consumption and quality trends on a global and regional […]

August 10, 2022

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