“Global piracy will burst media rights ‘bubble’,” according to beIN Media Group’s CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly, speaking at this week’s Leaders Week Sport Business Summit in London, warning the audience that […]
Sport fans reluctant to sign up for OTT streaming service
The Streaming Wars: Sports Report, a new survey by US-based Phenix and research firm YouGov found that sports viewers anticipate all sorts of problems with live streams.
Teleclub to launch free-to-air sports channel
Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub will launch a free-to-air sports channel in July 2017.
Ooyala: Europe leads In mobile sports viewing
Ooyala’s Q3 2016 Global Video Index shows that viewers in Europe, particularly Great Britain, watch more online sports content via mobile than those in the rest of the world.
Sky Deutschland to launch free sports portal
Following the removal of the encryption of Sky Sport News HD in December 2016, German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will increase its freely available offer through a sports portal on […]
Sky Deutschland to build sports broadcast centre
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will build a sports programming broadcast centre next to its corporate headquarters in Unterföhring near Munich.
Ziggo launches sports channel on November 12
Dutch cable operator Ziggo will launch is ‘free’ sports channel on November 12.
Sat.1 launches fighting sports streaming portal
German commercial general interest channel Sat.1 has launched a subscription-based streaming portal for fighting sports fans.
ProSiebenSat.1 invests in online sports portals
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired minority shareholdings in global online sports portals EverSport and 90min.com.
Roman Steuer to become Sky Deutschland’s head of sports
Roman Steuer, currently managing director of German sports news channel Sky Sport News HD, will take over responsibility for the whole sports segment of pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland as executive […]