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Disney, ESPN Makes OTT Move
Andy Thwaite Aug 15

Disney, ESPN Makes OTT Move

Last week saw the well-publicized announcement from Disney that they would 1) be launching a Disney OTT service in 2019 and removing their programming from Netflix; 2) launch the previously announced ESPN OTT service in early 2018; and 3) be taking a majority stake in BAMTech, to facilitate these OTT plans. more

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Amazon’s Live Sports Trifecta
Andy Thwaite Aug 10

Amazon’s Live Sports Trifecta

This week Amazon acquired the exclusive live video rights from the ATP in the UK for a reported $13.2M a year deal. This is a big deal as unlike with their deal with the NFL TNF package where they share live rights with terrestrial TV, cable TV and mobile, with the ATP, as an online provider, they are the sole and exclusive rightsholder. more

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TV Led Properties Facing Innovator‘s Dilemma
Andy Thwaite Jul 24

TV Led Properties Facing Innovator‘s Dilemma

Fox Sports founder David Hill recently spoke with SBJ where he highlighted a key problem for the industry, that viewer’s consumption habits are changing but sport broadcasts have stayed the same for decades.
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Little League Innovation
Andy Thwaite Apr 25

Little League Innovation

Often the industry looks to the large marque properties for examples of best digital practice and innovation, but recent work at the National Lacrosse League illustrates how smaller properties are also leading the way, and on small budgets. more

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The Year of Social Broadcasting
Andy Thwaite Mar 23

The Year of Social Broadcasting

There has been a flood of deals this year between properties, broadcasters and the social networks. And not only Facebook and Twitter. Snapchat and Instagram as well as the huge Chinese players like Sina Weibo are all involved. more

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OTT’s On Fire; Should Broadcast Be Terrified?
Ben Woods, Lead Consultant, Two Circles, A Part of ESP Properties Jul 7

OTT’s On Fire; Should Broadcast Be Terrified?

Certainly not for a while, at least. As I stroll out of Lille’s Eurostar terminal, with my precious tickets stowed safely in my suitcase, my friends and family will be turning to a television to follow the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament this summer. more

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