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Tata buys The Switch for €55m

Tata Communications is to acquire The Switch Enterprises. New York-based, The Switch is an end-to- end live video production and transmission services provider with reach to top tier sporting venues in North America. With this transaction, Tata Communications says it will gain a strong foothold into the Americas media and entertainment market, extend its portfolio […]

December 22, 2022

The Switch hires JD Wu

The Switch has announced the appointment of esports broadcasting expert and former competitive gamer JD Wu as Director of Business Development Esports. Wu, who previously held several senior broadcasting roles with Riot Games, will take the strategic lead on The Switch’s continued expansion into esports in the newly created position, further building its live production […]

October 6, 2022

The Switch scores Concacaf deal

Production services and live video delivery provider The Switch is providing connectivity and transmission services to the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) for its premier international tournaments this year. The association is relying on The Switch’s connectivity expertise and network reach to deliver live video feeds of the association’s hotly-anticipated […]

May 13, 2022

The Switch works with ITV America on Love Island

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, joined forces with ITV America to create a unique workflow to support 24/7 live production of the reality show Love Island. The Switch installed a dedicated network between the main “Villa”, a second villa at “Casa Amor”  and the master control room […]

November 23, 2021

The Switch hires Timmons as Senior Product Manager

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, announces the appointment of Peter Timmons as Senior Product Manager. In this new position, Timmons will take a central role in the growth and development of The Switch’s Cloud Video Services platform, MIMiC, taking the strategic lead in creating and delivering best-in-class […]

November 22, 2021

Aura taps The Switch’s cloud capabilities for 2021 Melbourne Cup Carniva

The Switch, a global provider of live video production and transmission, delivered interactive live coverage of the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival with trailblazing interactive OTT streaming service Aura. The Switch’s cloud-based MIMiC Transmission service powered live coverage via multiple viewpoints from Australia’s most famous annual horserace, including track-side cameras, jockey-cam views, race data and bonus […]

November 15, 2021

The Switch supports Stand Up To Cancer’s seventh biennial roadblock telecast

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, provided a full slate of services for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), supporting the broadcast of its seventh biennial roadblock telecast. The show, which aired simultaneously on more than 60 participating media platforms across the United States and Canada on Saturday, August […]

August 23, 2021

The Switch delivers CONCACAF 2021 Gold Cup tournament

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, is providing connectivity and transmission services to the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Switch is leveraging its first-mile connectivity expertise and network reach to provide delivery of live video feeds from […]

July 14, 2021

Echelon taps The Switch’s London facility to produce fitness content

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, has been chosen by Echelon Fitness to produce and deliver live and on-demand exercise content across different time zones from its London studio facility. Echelon, the innovative connected fitness brand, uses a new, dedicated set-up at one of The Switch’s central London […]

July 1, 2021

The Switch delivers live HD feeds of French Open to Tennis Channel

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, deployed connectivity to support live coverage of this year’s French Open. The state-of-the-art deployment in Paris’s Stade Roland Garros, home to the Grand Slam tournament, allowed the transport of uncompressed HD feeds via dedicated fiber paths to the main broadcast rightsholders. The […]

June 24, 2021