Future sports technology & next generation business insights
Sport creates countless points of contact between committed communities of fans and the teams, competitions and events they care about most. Now, with technology creating new means of interaction, and development in analytics and algorithms delivering advances in understanding huge sources of information, it is becoming possible to build up more powerful and meaningful pictures of individual supporters – and meet them on their own terms.
by Michael Long and Eoin Connolly
Where the sports industry goes next
At least 22 regular season fixtures to be shown this year.
by Michael Long
Facebook adds elite surfing to growing rights portfolio.
North American short-form digital rights for US golf tour are extended.
by George Dudley
Basketball league gets official social media platform in China.
by Adam Nelson
Partnership to focus on new digital products for German soccer league.
VR programming tests underway but challenges remain, reports SportTechie’s Mark Burns.
Experienced media executive to replace Bob Bowman.
Facebook has long viewed itself as a ‘video-first’ platform. Now, the social media giant has confirmed rumoured plans to launch a video app for TV.
Broadcaster to utilise social network’s Live service to air Mexican soccer.
Social media giant expands its sports live stream portfolio.
by Eoin Connolly
Dorna Sports appoints Indian group to revamp broadcast delivery.
Digital platform will broadcast all matches live.
by Dipo Faloyin
Ukrainian soccer club to stream games internationally via their website.
by Nicholas Brookes
Social media platform to offer Reds-themed lens.
Deal enables CSN subscribers to live stream local market baseball games.
Finnish channel will continue to air major tournaments for a further five years.
Digital network and baseball league launch ‘Always On’ campaign.
Social media giant partners with Seven West Media.
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