Alistair Taylor

Knockout Blow For Eleven Sports?

Blog post by Alistair Taylor
Eleven Sports, the insurgent subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, is considering closing its operations in the UK and Ireland after failing to secure distribution via traditional TV operators.…
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SVOD Overtakes Pay-TV

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Report by Alistair Taylor
The 20,000 Foot View:  This MIDiA update showcases the monumental shift in the video landscape with signups for subscription video on demand (SVOD) services overtaking pay-TV subscriptions for the very…
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Discovery Taking PGA Tour Golf Global

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
Eurosport-parent Discovery and the PGA Tour have unveiled GolfTV , an upcoming international golf-centric subscription video on demand (SVOD) service. The announcement follows a 12-year, $2 billion June…
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Is Rugby in a state of crisis?

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
The value of Rugby has suffered another major blow in what has already been a tumultuous year financially for the sport. The asking price for the Six Nations title sponsorship has plunged 64% to just £6…
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Has the BBC Cured Streaming Latency?

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
Two weeks ago , the NFL warned subscription video on demand (SVOD) services to up their content delivery game if they are to be taken seriously when bidding for premium rights. It must therefore come as…
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NFL issues warning to streaming services

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Blog post by Alistair Taylor
As rights holders and tech majors continue to experiment with streaming video on demand (SVOD) services as a way to broadcast sports content, questions are being raised about the ability of streaming platforms…
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Amazon is all in on advertising

Blog post by Alistair Taylor
Amazon’s latest play into the TV ad market with the launch of Free Dive, an ad-supported video service for Fire TV users, showcases the company’s intent to further diversify revenue streams from its…
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