Perform Group hires ex-ESPN boss Skipper as executive chairman

Global sports media outfit Perform Group, which operates the DAZN sports OTT TV service, has named former ESPN president John Skipper as its executive chairman. Skipper, based in New York, will oversee all of Perform Group’s operations and strategy and report to the Board. Simon Denyer, Perform Group’s Founder, will continue as CEO based in […]

Star India outbids Facebook for Indian cricket rights

21st Century Fox-owned Star India has successfully bid €2.15 billion for global Indian cricket rights, fending off competition from 14 other bidders including Facebook and Disney’s BAMTech. Star India has secured global media and digital broadcast rights for Indian Premier League cricket for the five-year period from 2018 to 2022, after submitting a winning bid […]

Perform’s DAZN taps Conviva for QoE

Perform Group is using Conviva’s OTT TV technology to provide data analytics for its DAZN live streaming sports service. DAZN uses Conviva Insights to provide the in-depth metrics and analytics it needs to control its video delivery to deliver quality of experience (QoE). Conviva Experience Insights provide DAZN with real-time diagnostics and alerts to identify […]

Perform launches DAZN sports streaming service in Japan

Sports rights group Perform has followed up the launch of its DAZN live streaming service in Germany by launching the OTT TV service in Japan. The Japanese service will provide advertising-free access to a range of live and on-demand sports content for ¥1,750 a month plus tax. Content to which Perform holds rights to air […]

Perform launches DAZN live sports streaming service in Germany

Sports rights group Perform has launched its DAZN live streaming service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. DAZN is described by Perform as the world’s first dedicated live sports streaming service, providing fans with unlimited access to watch live and on-demand sport on multiple devices. The service is available for €9.99 a month with no long-term […]

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