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The Switch

The Switch takes SlamBall Summer Series to new heights

The Switch, a provider of production services and global live video delivery, created a unique configuration and workflow for the SlamBall Summer Series after being chosen to curate, produce and deliver all live coverage of the event. Hosted at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Cox Pavilion throughout July and August – culminating today with […]

August 23, 2023

The Switch delivers international live video of Wimbledon 2023

The Switch, a provider of production services and live video delivery, provided international connectivity and transmission for the 2023 Wimbledon Championships. Supporting IMG Studios in the UK and the main international rightsholders, including ESPN, Tennis Channel and Stats Perform, The Switch’s expertise in first-mile connectivity and robust network reach bought live feeds of the world’s […]

July 18, 2023

Tata Communications closes The Switch acquisition

Tata Communications, a digital ecosystem enabler, has announced completion of the acquisition of The Switch Enterprises. The $58.8 million (€53.5m) cash transaction has been closed post customary adjustments and regulatory approvals. Tata Communications, through its wholly owned international subsidiary Tata Communications (Netherlands) B.V. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent equity stake […]

May 2, 2023

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