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English Premier League bags £2 billion NBC Sports deal

The English Premier League has agreed a record six-year broadcast deal in the US with NBC Sports. The deal, according to The Athletic, is worth more than £2 billion, more than double what the Comcast-owned broadcaster paid for the previous rights cycle. It will see NBC Sports broadcast all 380 matches from the EPL, across […]

Amagi to provide UHD cloud playout for NBC Sports’ Olympics coverage

NBCUniversal has selected Amagi to provide UHD playout for its production of next month’s Olympic Games from Tokyo. NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, will deploy Amagi’s cloud playout platform, Amagi CLOUDPORT, and live sports/news automation solution, Amagi LIVE, to create Olympic Channel’s live coverage in UHD. The Amagi CLOUDPORT architecture supports […]

US broadcasters consider technology to fill gap left by fans in closed venue matches 

With professional sports set to be played behind closed doors for the foreseeable future, a number of top US broadcasters are looking to technology to fill the gap left by fans. According to a New York Post report, ESPN, NBC Sports, CBS and Turner Sports are all considering implementing VR technology to emulate the match […]

NBC Sports and AEG launch Premier League ‘Pub Pass’

Comcast-owned NBC Sports has launched an OTT service dedicated to commercial establishments.  The NBC Sports Pub Pass, launched in collaboration with live sports and entertainment company AEG, is being sold to pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants as a streamlined way to offer sports broadcasts to patrons within a single subscription. The Pub Pass’s headline feature […]

Adobe launches Primetime with Comcast, NBC Sports

Adobe has signed up Comcast Cable and NBC Sports Group as the first partners for Primetime – its advanced TV publishing and monetisation platform, which it launched at NAB yesterday.  Adobe Primetime is aimed at programmers and pay TV service providers looking to deliver digital video across devices and platforms. It integrates Adobe’s video publishing, […]