Alistair Taylor

The Battle Down Under

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
With COVID-19 exposing the vulnerability of pureplay sport streaming services , the importance of building out a robust and downturn-proof offering is fundamental to the viability of these currently additive…
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Forget Virtual – UFC and NRL going Remote

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
With fans currently starved of sports entertainment during lockdown, rights holders are jumping out of the gate to be the first to put on live sports to serve any form of quick fix to see a jump in engagement.…
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Self-Isolation: DAZN Concedes to COVID-19

Blog post by Alistair Taylor
Sports streaming insurgent DAZN has announced last week it plans to inform rights holders of its intent to defer its payments of rights fees for any content not yet delivered (i.e. postponed / cancelled…
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Peacock Goes for Gold

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
On the 16 th of January , Comcast (owner of NBCUniversal) unveiled further details of its direct to consumer (D2C) proposition, Peacock. Peacock is set to debut on the 15 th of April exclusively for Comcast’s…
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Can BT Lay the Smackdown on Its Rivals?

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
This Saturday at 1am GMT BT will debut its live broadcast for WWE Smackdown, having acquired the exclusive rights from long-term UK broadcaster Sky in June 2019 . This signalled the end of Sky’s tenure…
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Amazon One - Family Christmas Nil

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
Ever since the English Premier League (EPL) awarded rights to tech major Amazon in June 2018, the excitement for December 2019 and how Amazon’s live stream delivery would pan out has been palpable. The…
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