Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...Read More
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NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App
NASCAR DeskSite video app launched today allowing race fans to enjoy the delivery of an automated, interactive and personalized stream of digital content directly to computers and digital devices. NASCAR is the first professional sports league to offer the platform that delivers NASCAR.com high-definition videos on-demand in addition to automatic updates to desktops, laptops and tablets. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Megan Bennett, VP of Marketing, and Jake Phillips, Content Partnerships at DeskSite, about the product roll out with NASCAR and their sports tech business...Read More
FC Shakhtar Donetsk partners with StreamAMG to launch new video platform to broadcast home games live and on-demand.
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is the best football team and reigning champion in Ukraine, and they recently signed a partnership with StreamAMG to implement an online video service enabling fans to stream home games either live or on-demand from anywhere in the world. The Shakhtar digital fan experience has been upgraded via a new platform called FCSD.tv Live. The Sports Techie community blog has covered StreamAMG’s business development milestones across Europe for the benefit of our European readers and followers...Read More
Season 02 Grand Final to Feature Astralis vs. OpTic Gaming in Nationally Televised Championship, Today at 4 p.m. ET on TBS.
ELEAGUE season two culminates today with the grand final broadcasting live from Turner Arena on TBS and streaming over the web on Twitch. At 4 pm ET, viewers can watch the eSports competition between Astalis and OpTic Gaming as they battle it out for the top prize money in the$1.1 million gaming tournament. The Sports Techie blog will be watching these skilled gamers perform as teams via the ELEAGUE LIVE Game Command video player technology. This respected league and international event here in Atlanta were created by Turner Sports and WME | IMG...Read More
Let’s face it: football is an obsession for many fans across the world, one that has them following the sport not just during the season, but throughout the year, from the off-season signings to the draft to Training Camp. Fans want to stay current on all of the league news as well as their favorite team’s latest information. Today, it’s easier to do just that than ever. Because of the sheer amount of mobile devices out there, sports websites have created many apps that can help fans, both casual and obsessive, keep track of breaking news, transactions and, injuries and recruiting, and virtually any aspect of the game you may be interested in learning more about...Read More
Insight on the reason for extreme Wi-Fi Upgrade for NFL Fans by Gillette Stadium.
The New England Patriots have been one of the most storied American Football franchises, if not in the entire sports fraternity. The team began play in Gillette Stadium in 2002 elating Pats fans in Massachusetts and worldwide. Gillette Stadium in Foxboro is now the cozy home to the tech-savvy team and their 2nd generation Wi-Fi system. They were the first NFL team to install Wi-Fi to meet the demands of modern day business and the digital needs of fans, as well as the first to provide a website. Together with Yinzcam, they also offer a team app for people heading to the game or watching from home...Read More
beIN SPORTS LAUNCHES NEW APPS FOR ON-THE-GO SPORTS FANS IN CANADA.
New beIN SPORTS apps just launched across Canada bringing the global sport network’s content directly to Canadian fans. The beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS CONNECT mobile apps are free to download in English and Spanish for iOS and Android devices. Fans can access premium beIN content, exclusive videos, real-time scores, highlights, stats, and news, wherever they are, whenever is convenient, thanks to their innovative mobile technology. The exclusive content and live streaming service via the network is delivered in real-time throughout the country...Read More
RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records.
The Ryder Cup rose to the digital occasion setting audience records via their app, website and the PGA site. Turner Sports delivered an ace in the hole for partners at The PGA of America and the European Tour with record-setting video views of live golfing action at the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by the Hazeltine National Golf Club, and all-time social media impressions on the PGA Facebook fan page and Twitter handle to shatter previous tournament records...Read More
ELEAGUE Media Advisory: Overwatch Open Credential Application
The Overwatch Open eSports tournament in Atlanta presented by Blizzard, ELEAGUE and FACEIT are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena. Turner is accepting media credential applications for the event that runs from September 25 through 30, 2016. The state-of-the-art, eSport specific facility has revealing POV cameras as host of the tourney produced by the partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, and FACEIT, an independent competitive gaming platform...Read More
StreamAMG partners with RFEP, Spain’s Hockey Federation to launch OK Liga TV, the first video subscription platform with live streaming content in this sport in Spain.
Fans throughout Europe are consuming online sports over the StreamAMG online video platform as just happened for the RFEP, Spanish Hockey Federation. The RFEP partnered to launch a video subscription, pay-per view platform, and new OKliga TV, allowing roller hockey fans the real-time opportunity to engage with the club by digital and social media means using their mobile devices in Spain or anywhere across the world...Read More