IMG Media

Sky Deutschland extends Wimbledon rights to 2018

Sky Deutschland has extended its Wimbledon tennis rights through to 2018, taking exclusive broadcasting rights for TV, internet, IPTV, and mobile in Germany and Austria. The five-year extension was agreed with IMG Media on behalf of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. Sky Deutschland said that in 2014, as in previous years, it will broadcast […]

IMG Worldwide buys stake in LiveClips

Sports, fashion and media giant IMG Worldwide has acquired a minority stake in LiveClips, which provides technology that enables sports viewers to watch content on multiple platforms. IMG Worldwide will be using LiveClips’ platform to create and deliver personalized game highlights to its customers. According to LiveClips, the investment will allow it to continue expanding […]

Eurosport agrees SNTV sports news deal

Broadcaster Eurosport has signed a three-year deal with sports video news agency SNTV, which will provide digital and TV broadcast content for Eurosport’s international channels. Eurosport will use the material for its daily sports news bulletins and regular magazine shows, as well as for its digital portfolio of websites and apps. SNTV is a joint […]

SNTV moves into Germany

Sports video news agency SNTV is launching in Germany, marking the latest step in its international expansion plans.  The firm, which is a joint venture between The Associated Press and IMG Media, said that German -speaking publishers and broadcasters will now be able to use its video content with localised audio commentary. Since 2011, SNTV […]

IMG Media bids €3 billion for Serie A rights

Sports and fashion media business IMG Media has reportedly offered €3 billion to the Italian football league to secure the rights to advise and manage TV rights for the Serie A.  According to Italian press reports, IMG Media put in the offer for the three seasons from 2015 to 2018 and said it could extend […]

Arqiva signs three-year football deal with IMG Media

Communications infrastructure and media services company Arqiva has signed a new three-year contract with IMG Media to distribute Barclays Premier League globally in HD. Arqiva will provide the encoding, encryption and satellite capacity and says it has implemented new distribution technology that will allow it to transmit at a higher bit-rate, without the need to […]

Ericsson technology for English Premier League production

IMG Premier League Productions has upgraded its content distribution platform with technology supplied by Ericsson. IMG Premier League Productions is upgrading its existing system based on the Ericsson Content Distribution Solution. The upgrade will deliver the ability to distribute content in its origination color format (4:2:2 chroma) to ensure the highest quality source for all […]

Eurosport secures four more years of Giro d’Italia

Sports channel Eurosport has secured a four-year extension of its rights to the Giro d’Italia cycling race. Eurosport Group and RCS Sport, represented by IMG Media, its worldwide audiovisual rights consultant, extended their existing long-term partnership for an additional four years with extended and upgraded live production and broadcasting in HD for the first time. […]