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wedo sports launches FAST network

AVoD and FAST channel provider wedotv is expanding its channel portfolio with wedo sports, a free, ad-supported sports channel that will launch on leading streaming platforms across German-speaking countries on June 20th. Initially, wedo sports will roll out on Zattoo, waipu.tv, LG Channels and Vidaa in Germany, with other platforms to be announced soon. In […]

June 19, 2023

Special Olympics Europe Eurasia partners with Story10

Special Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE), a regional office of Special Olympics, has partnered with Story10, the global sports video production and distribution agency, to increase the international exposure and awareness of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 (World Games) through its global distribution network. The partnership will also promote the first-ever SOI Global Leadership […]

June 14, 2023

Viaplay appoints Gave as EVP and Head of Sports

Viaplay Group has appointed Cecilia Gave as EVP and Head of Sports. In her new role, Gave will oversee the strategic development and coordinate the management of Viaplay’s sports operations across all relevant markets. She joins the Group Executive Management team and is based in Stockholm. The appointment is effective immediately. Gave joined Viaplay Group […]

May 23, 2023

Punit Balan acquires Pro Panja Mumbai franchise

The stage is set for the inaugural season of the Pro Panja League to kick off with Asia’s biggest arm-wrestling promotion set to premiere on Sony Sports Network on July 28th. With the final set to take place on August 13th, the 17-day sporting event is ready to take arm-wrestling across India to the next […]

May 22, 2023

Roku launches Women’s Sports Zone

Roku is launching an all-new Women’s Sports Zone, making women’s sports more accessible and discoverable. “The popularity and demand for women’s sports is greater than ever, and at Roku, we continue to commit to elevating this important programming for our customers,” said Kelli Raftery, Roku’s Vice President, Global Communications. “At a time when it is harder […]

May 17, 2023

LaLigaSportsTV targets €100m revenues

The streaming offering from La Liga, LaLigaSportsTV, aims to reach €100 million in revenues annually and “become a strategic project” for La liga, according to Julio Fariñas, director of the La Liga OTT platform, speaking to El Confidencial. Today, the streaming service offers around 15 competitions both in pay and FTA TV, and between 80 […]

May 16, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

NPAW’s video analytics integrated into Sportradar

NPAW, a specialist in video business intelligence solutions for online video businesses, will be providing its advanced analytics capabilities to Sportradar, a technology company focused on enabling next-generation engagement in sports by providing business-to-business solutions to the global sports betting industry. Through this agreement, Sportradar will utilise the NPAW Suite’s Video Analytics product to optimise […]

May 4, 2023

PTO on Starzplay Sports

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has announced that streaming service Starzplay Sports will broadcast all its 2023 PTO Tour races live across 24 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) this year as well as show race highlights and preview shows. Starzplay launched Starzplay Sports in 2022, a dedicated package that provides premium international […]

April 27, 2023

Altitude Sports uses Cloud ID to boost streaming access

Altitude Sports, the regional sports network home of the NHL Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche, the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Mammoth, is using Synacor’s Cloud ID identity and access management platform for seamless and simplified authentication and identity management across all devices, Synacor announced today. Altitude is using Cloud ID for existing MVPD […]

April 27, 2023

Report: Physical and digital opportunities for media

Consultancy firm Arthur D. Little (ADL) has published its annual State Of The Media Market report, which analyses how global trends are impacting the major subsegments of the media, sports, and entertainment sectors. Despite the inflationary and recessionary economic pressures from the fallout of COVID-19, plus the effects of an unstable geopolitical environment, the report […]

April 26, 2023By Colin Mann