IBC2019 will explore the technical and commercial opportunities and challenges of the rapidly growing world of Esports, with its first ever Esports Showcase on Tuesday 17 September.
The Czech Republic’s Prima has established a presence in esports through Playzone, the leading company in the Czech esporst sector.
More than half of online users in the US watch live streaming video every day on a wide variety of topics.
Russia’s MTS has launched an interactive media platform for cybersport players and gamers.
German media group ProSiebenSat.1 is expanding its eSports activities: 7Sports, the company’s sports business unit, is forming a joint venture with international eSports portal eSports.com.
German sports broadcaster Sport1 will launch the first eSports channel in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on January 24, 2019.
German commercial sports broadcaster Sport1 wants to launch a dedicated TV channel for the fans of computer and video games.
10% of US broadband households are watching esports, according to Parks Associates.
Public funds are likely to flow into esports, in the view of Jan Pommer, director team and federation relations, ESL.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has granted Telewizja Polsat licences for three satellite-delivered channels.