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Vodafone sees record data used at Wimbledon

Vodafone data usage figures that show 770GB of data was uploaded and 3,980GB downloaded during the Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Singles Finals at Wimbledon 2023. Some 15,000 tennis fans packed out Centre Court for the Finals on July 15th and 16th to watch Marketa Vondroušová walk away with the ladies’ singles trophy after beating Ons Jabeur […]

July 20, 2023

Data: Wimbledon streaming grows modestly

Wimbledon 2023 came to a  close on July 16th and, as has been the case in other recent major sporting events, the tournament hit a record for streaming adoption — a testament to sports fans’ shift to online video platforms. NPAW customer data shows a significant uptick in streaming usage during Wimbledon 2023 compared with […]

July 19, 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

LaLiga Tech protects Wimbledon from piracy

With Carlos Alcaraz ending the reign of  Novak Djokovic as Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champion, organisers of the tournament strengthened their ability quickly to remove illegal broadcasts through a global agreement with LaLiga Tech, the joint venture between technology company Globant and Spain’s premier football league LaLiga. Content Protection services carried out continuous monitoring and elimination […]

July 17, 2023By Colin Mann

Vodafone 5G boost for visually impaired tennis fans

UK multiplay telco Vodafone is trialling new 5G-powered GiveVision headsets on Centre Court and No. 1 Court at Wimbledon which it claims let visually impaired fans watch live tennis like never before, marking the first time this 5G technology has ever been used in tennis. Live footage is streamed from local TV cameras over Vodafone […]

July 6, 2023By Colin Mann

NEP delivers more Wimbledon in UHD-HDR

NEP UK and Ireland, a provider of broadcast solutions and part of the NEP Group worldwide network, has announced that, through its continued partnership with Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS), The Championships, Wimbledon 2023 will feature more Ultra-High-Definition and High Dynamic Range (UHD-HDR) broadcast delivery options than ever before. Utilising NEP’s IP technology, broadcast rights holders […]

July 4, 2023

Data: Sport remains main UK subs driver

Consumer insights provider Toluna has revealed key sports viewership findings from its latest UK consumer study, Economic Outlook for Technology, Media, Telecoms, and Entertainment Sector, which explores the impact of the current economic turbulence on consumer behaviours and spending in the technology, media, telecoms, and entertainment sectors. Its deep dive into sports viewership uncovered resilient […]

June 30, 2023

Wimbledon qualifying on ESPN+

All four days of Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s singles qualifying for The Championships, Wimbledon, will stream exclusively on ESPN+ in th US, with all-day action from one of the grass courts at the Community Sport Centre Roehampton.    Qualifying for the coveted few open slots in the Wimbledon draws – 16 each for Gentlemen and Ladies – begins on June 26th […]

June 23, 2023

Little Dot Studios signs Wombles deal

Little Dot Studios, has been awarded a social media contract to support classic and brand new animation from legendary kids brand, The Wombles, as it continues to inspire kids to recycle, reuse and rethink the way they live to make the world a better place. Starting with immediate effect, the partnership consists of Facebook and […]

May 22, 2023

McColgan named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year

Eilish McColgan has been named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year to conclude an outstanding roster of achievements for the 31-year-old Scottish athlete. The middle and long-distance runner from Dundee has had a monumental year. Eilish claimed the first major title of her career at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, winning gold in the […]

November 17, 2022