Future sports technology & next generation business insights
Investment is the lifeblood of any business and in sport, the movement of money has reflected profound shifts in everything from geographical power bases to consumer behaviour. The way big and small funds work in sport has changed, too, settling into the rhythms and demands of the industry.
Where the sports industry goes next
Activision brings franchise count up to 12 ahead of esports league’s 2020 bow.
President of US sports media giant believes Disney assets offer edge in talks.
Italian giants also ink deal with Edilkamin as official winter partner through to 2021.
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With monthly subscription fees proliferating for consumers as the battle for digital revenues continues, the much-discussed UK launch of The Athletic could be worth following some way beyond news media.
Last weekend saw 16-year-old Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf take home US$3m after being crowned the inaugural Fortnite world champion at tennis’ Arthur Ashe Stadium. Perhaps, writes Sam Carp, traditional sports and esports are not always in competition after all.
Faced with a choice on Sunday between the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final, the Wimbledon men’s singles final and the British Grand Prix, many viewers opted to watch two or three at once. How can rights holders and broadcasters best accommodate multi-screen, multi-sport tastes?
In a changing sports media marketplace, the 2019 Grabyo Global Video Trends Report hints at the need to understand causes for viewer behaviour that go beyond technology.
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