Advanced Television


Forecast: Women’s World Cup rights revenue to reach $70-100m

Analysis from Omdia reveals the FIFA Women’s World Cup to be the most valuable women’s competition globally in terms of media rights with revenues of $70-100 million expected in 2023. The research published ahead of the tournament which kicks off on July 21st identified seven of the top-11 most valuable women’s events are football league championships, reflecting […]

July 19, 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

WNBA signs Scripps deal

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and The E.W. Scripps Company have signed a multi-year agreement to televise games on Friday nights during the regular season on ION, a national entertainment network that reaches every US TV household over-the-air and on all major pay-TV and connected TV services. WNBA Friday Night Spotlight on ION will […]

April 21, 2023

Meta to stream 50+ live NBA games

Meta has announced an extended partnership with the NBA and WNBA. Basketball fans will be able to watch more than 50 upcoming games in XTADIUM and Meta Horizon Worlds with a Meta Quest VR headset. XTADIUM allows users to get closer to the action with high-quality video and the ability to host watch parties with friends. Additionally, […]

January 24, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Prime Video to stream Seattle Storm

Prime Video has announced a new deal with the Seattle Storm of the WNBA, becoming the official streaming service of the Storm, and one of the first US streamers to hold local broadcast rights with a WNBA team. Approximately 30 Storm games will be available to Prime Video customers throughout Washington state. The Storm season […]

April 25, 2022

NBA, Sportsradar sign streaming & betting deal

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sportradar, the global sports technology company creating immersive experiences for sports fans and bettors, have announced an expansive multiyear partnership agreement that will see the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and NBA G League use Sportradar’s global and wide-ranging capabilities to grow US operations, increase their international footprint […]

November 18, 2021

Sky Sports covers WNBA’s 25th season

Sky Sports is scheduled to broadcast the WNBA’s landmark 25th season, including 17 regular-season games airing in European primetime, as well as the WNBA All-Star Game and a range of Playoff and Finals games. The 2021 season officially gets underway this weekend, with all 12 teams in action. First up is the All-Star Game on […]

May 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare