F1 OTT Plans, SerieA blip, George Pyne Interview, @CDM Digital Sport — Issue #22
Nadal 10 Roland Garros. Usain Bolt last 100m. Golden State Warriors just won the NBA Finals in game 5 (4–1) 129–120.
Formula One plans for OTT are taking shape as Chase Carey was recently interviewed. He mentioned a phased and segmented approach to rights vs. direct-to-consumer in different territories.
OTT being at the center of the digital plans for F1, also considering the importance to make some material available free-to-air on top of the pay offer.
Carey also added. “As we go forward the agreements will be structured to make sure we can exploit all our rights.”
Meanwhile, NBA is establishing itself as the most forward-looking, tech-savvy, innovating league on both sides of the ocean.
Serie A football rights tender in jeopardy after Mediaset does not bid, have to be re-launched… is this an Italian-only misshapen case or a “sign’o’the’times” alert?
Sportcal interview with George Pyne (deltatre’s owner) who goes back to why Bruin was founded and where we are going in the future.
Interesting read especially for the investment perspective.
As we are at the end of most sports season for leagues, some numbers to compare what happened.
Intriguing comparison between NFL team and big football clubs.
The biggest news this week: Serie A rights sale in Italy in trouble
The Callum Murray Interview George Pyne — www.sportcal.com
He’s a big guy, George Pyne. Making his way through the central London hotel restaurant where we meet he’s a head taller and a lot broader than anyone else. But then his father, grandfather and brother were all NFL players, so perhaps it’s to be expected.
UEFA Champions League season in numbers.
By building an ecosystem that involves VCs, teams, startups, and others, the league has become nimble and able to quickly adopt new technologies.
OTT and Live Streaming
A look at WHOSAY
In the world of SVOD services there are three companies that dominate the playing field: Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. Any creative would be beyond grateful to have their content hosted by one of these…
The UEFA Champions League Final is the biggest one day event in the sporting calendar. The 2017 showpiece was held at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff on June 3 and as domestic rights holder, BT Sport was host broadcaster. Given this opportunity, BT Sport sought to make the final available to the widest possible audience and to bring people closer to the action by deploying a number of world-first innovations.
Discover how millions of football fans engaged with the 2017 UEFA Champions League final on Facebook and Instagram.
We tagged along with an NBA video editor to see how they film exclusively for Snapchat.
Arsenal announced the signing of the Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac in a deal we all knew was coming: the former Schalke 04 player was out of contract and set to sign for Arsenal on a free transfer.
Will Yoder of Instagram’s sports partnerships team took to the stage at the 2017 SVG College Sports Summit and discussed the ins and outs of the …
In a first-of-its-kind initiative for a global sports governing body, the International Cricket Council is encouraging fans to slide into the Direct Messag
Copa90 is a fresh, football-focused publisher that started life on YouTube in 2012 before cropping up on Snapchat via publisher partner Bleacher Report’s Discovery channel. Since then it has won over an audience so young, digital and engaged, that traditional TV providers can only look on in envy.
Unless you have a spare key to the Federal Reserve, the courtside NBA seat is almost always reserved for the rich and famous. Jay-Z, Drake, Rihanna, Jack Nicholson, James Goldstein and the rest of the one percent remind you of that on a nightly basis as you’re seated on a sofa.
Intel has agreed to a three-year deal with Major League Baseball to bring virtual-reality experiences to baseball fans with Intel True VR. Starting June …
Sport Marketing, Sponsorship and Rights
Italy’s Serie A football league said on Saturday it was launching a new tender for television rights to transmit matches for the seasons from 2018–2021 after private broadcaster Mediaset made no bid in the original tender.
Formula 1 bosses say they are already spending “a lot of time” working out how to reshape the way the championship is broadcast for television in the future
The top European football clubs make more money than top NFL teams.
NEW YORK — According to Craig Levine, esports as it currently stands is “big,” but it should still be bigger, the ESL North America Chief Executive Officer
Esports revenue in the United States is forecasted to nearly hit $300 million in 2021, according to a new report from PwC.