NFL Season, Paris2024+LA2028, EPL rights, @CDM Digital Sport — Issue #28
The NFL season started with a lot of drama — more and more global external influences are entering sports — and a lot of great games and plays, still recording lower ratings in the US for now.
Paris 2024 and LA 2028 is now official. Two “safe” options with a lot of appeals and a distinct character, LA2028 being called the first truly digital games — I am not so sure.
Amazon and Facebook in the bid for English Premier League rights, we are not surprised but this is accelerating dramatically.
Also, Amazon serving up products during live sports streaming relates to what I imagined being live sport on Amazon Prime in IRL: putting a huge tv screen in the middle of a supermarket.
NBA new Jerseys from Nike which allow users to unlock exclusive content via their devices are a significant innovation, it seems.
IBC, the big broadcasters exhibition in Amsterdam, the main message this year was that OTT is everywhere and everybody is talking about it.
vMVPD like FuboTV is an interesting pattern that creates an additional layer of aggregation on top of existing services, read below to understand better.
Apple TV, just announced, sports service which tries to make it a one-stop shop for all your sports need regardless of where the content comes from, is another signal that our business has the no.1 content
The biggest news this week: Amazon and Facebook bid for PL
Start from the Steve Jobs tribute by Tim Cook. Taking the risk to sound boringly emotional, I loved it and it meant a lot to me. Steve’s initial quote is something I relate deeply. I was a fan of…
I wrote this at the beginning of the year, not bad. Three things for 2017 in digital sport, Technology Services news from SportsPro Media
Tennis TV, the official subscription OTT service for the ATP World Tour, has been shortlisted for the upcoming SVG Europe Sport Production Achievement Awards and TV Sports Awards.
OTT and Live Streaming
Some cool stuff is on the horizon.
Amazon is streaming its first Thursday Night Football game later this month, and it’ll use it as an opportunity to curate and serve up products to viewers.
Amazon will debut live sports content among its Prime video offerings starting on Sept. 28 with the start of its Thursday Night Football NFL package.
Cable companies are terrified by the onset of “cord-cutting,” the term that analysts have attached to the trend of young people not wanting to fork over $120 a month for a mostly-useless cable TV package.
If you love sports, you’re going to love FuboTV. Here’s what you need to know about FuboTV’s channels, cost, and how it stacks up vs Sling TV.
Amazon has set up an untitled series that will follow the University of Michigan football team and coach Jim Harbaugh throughout the 2017 season.
The German Football League (DFL) will hold talks with Eurosport over the coming days after the international sports broadcaster’s coverage of the Hamburg v RB Leipzig Bundesliga match on Friday endured technical problems.
The company, the owner of seven 24-hour HD cable television networks, claims the service could have 50 million worldwide subscribers in the next five years.
The median age of people watching live sports on television has increased across every nationally-broadcasted sport, according to Magna Global’s latest sports media report. Why it matters: Advertisers typically rely on live sports to reach a relatively young, engaged audience, particularly for …
With streaming services limbering up to compete for TV sports rights, BT Sport’s willingness to give away some of its most prized content on the very platforms mooted as emerging rivals appears counterintuitive.
CBS is using the 2017 NFL season to experiment with innovative broadcast technologies in advance of its Super Bowl LIII broadcast in February 2019.
Here’s how Nike is looking to change the game in the NBA
Sport Marketing, Sponsorship and Rights
The Manchester United vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, said he welcomed interest from technology companies and announced another year of record income by his club
In a recent interview at the Futurecast event at Warner Bros Studios in Hollywood Casey Wasserman, the founder and chief executive of the Los Angeles based..
The platform will show three games LIVE every match week on mobile, tablet and online as part of a pay offer for fans across the country.
Some cool stuff is on the horizon.
Pro sports on TV looks the same way it looked 30 years ago, Adam Silver says. He thinks the internet can change that.
Twitter has reaffirmed its interest in the AFL, as league bosses begin to cast an eye towards the next round of broadcast rights which could involve media …
What if your smartphone was part of your NFL game day experience?
There are no presidential debates to blame for the NFL television ratings drop this time.
Associated Press historical news archive articles dating back to 1985
Week one NFL ratings dropped 13% last weekend, and a new survey suggests that a crucial demographic may be turning toward eSports viewing.
Today at the Betting on Sports Conference at London’s Kensington Olympia, some of the morning’s focus was on esports and the role the sector plays in the betting industry.