Euro 2016

Akamai: Euros to generate twice the streaming traffic of last World Cup

The Euro 2016 football tournament will generate double the amount of peak online streaming traffic compared to the 2014 World Cup, according to CDN provider Akamai. Revealing stats and predictions ahead of England’s group-stage match against Wales, Akamai’s director of product marketing, media solutions, Ian Munford, said that so far in the Euros the maximum peak traffic […]

RR Media teams up with WTS Live for Euro 2016

Media services provider RR Media has teamed up with production outfit WTS Live to offer  broadcasters, news organisations, content owners and sports rights agencies a full set of digital media services at the forthcoming UEFA Euro 2016 football championship. RR Media and WTS Live have combined their resources to offer complete media packages, including live […]

Sky and ITV sign new international football deals

BSkyB’s Sky Sports has signed a new agreement with UEFA to air Euro 2016 and World Cup 2018 football qualifier coverage for the England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland teams. The UK sports network has taken rights to up to 500 international matches over three years as part of the deal – including […]