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Pixellot collab with NBC Sports Next’s SportEngine

NBC Sports Next’s SportsEngine and Pixellot have announced the next phase of their partnership, which will offer enhanced livestreaming opportunities for sporting venues across North America at no cost. The new collaboration between SportsEngine, a specialist in youth and amateur sports technology, and Pixellot, a provider of AI-automated sports video and data solutions, aims to […]

February 5, 2024

Netflix is betting big on sports in 2024

Netflix has always been a powerhouse in terms of entertainment. Yet, somehow they’re expanding their reach even more in 2024. Now they’re taking their game to the next level with a slew of new and exhilarating sports documentaries. With a history of changing the game in TV and film, Netflix’s expansion into sports content could […]

February 2, 2024

DAZN launches new YouTube channel

DAZN, the sports streaming service, has launched its new YouTube channel, DAZN Sport, as a home for original storytelling on the lives of top athletes on and off the field. The channel will be populated with DAZN owned documentaries and other archive content they have global rights to, as well as original shorts that span […]

February 1, 2024

Phenix delivers real-time SSAI with Brinx.TV

Phenix, a provider of real-time video streaming technology, has announced its broadcast OTT streaming solution has launched real-time Server-Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) with Brinx.TV. Brinx.TV, founded by 6x Emmy Award winner and founder/host of the well-known show ESPN Sport Science, John Brenkus, will roll out the first-ever server-side ads in real-time to support its myriad […]

January 31, 2024

Data: Sports cause 2023’s biggest spikes in web traffic

Champions League football and NFL games caused the biggest spikes in web traffic in Europe and the US in 2023, according to a 12-month network traffic analysis from Internet Exchange operator, DE-CIX. In addition, global traffic across DE-CIX platforms has increased by 23 per cent vs 2022, with 59 exabytes of data flowing across its […]

January 29, 2024

PPDS brings DAZN to hotels

PPDS, the exclusive provider of Philips Professional Displays and complementary solutions, has announced a partnership with DAZN – the sports streaming platform – to bring its live and on-demand content streaming services into hotel guest rooms, exclusively via Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs. Developed in partnership, and tailored exclusively for use on the Philips MediaSuite Series […]

January 29, 2024

Chicken Soup for the Soul, FUEL TV partnership

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has formed a joint venture with FUEL TV, the specialist in action-sports content, to create FUEL TV branded SVoD and FAST channels. The companies will combine their respective content catalogues, including Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment-owned SVoD channels, which will become FUEL TV SURF, and LiftTicket will become […]

January 29, 2024

Survey: Sports rights remain an attractive market

The global sports landscape will continue to be an attractive market for many years, with 61 per cent of sports executives expecting accelerated growth in private investment over the next 5-7 years, according to Altman Solon’s Global Sports Survey. The survey of more than 150 global sports executives and 2,500 sports fans in the UK, […]

January 23, 2024

Rose, Byrd join ViewLift board

ViewLift, the sports and entertainment technology player, has announced two new strategic additions to its Board, John Rose and Steve Byrd. The two join a roster of board members led by chairman Ted Leonsis, founder of Monumental Sports and Entertainment. “I’m delighted to announce that Steve and John are joining our board,” said Rick Allen, […]

January 22, 2024

Charterhouse takes majority stake in Two Circles

Charterhouse Capital Partners (CCP) has agreed to take a majority stake in Two Circles in a deal worth a reported $300 million (€273m). The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2024. The business will continue to be led by CEO and co-founder, Gareth Balch, alongside the current management team, and the […]

January 11, 2024