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How technology has changed on the UK sports media industry forever

My article from Vodafone UK’s Better Business blog on the symbiosis of media and sport. And how the industry has been changed forever by technology

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ITV to share near-live video highlights of the World Cup

ITV will be sharing near-live highlights of the FIFA World Cup to ITV.com and social platforms following a deal with Grabyo, the real-time video company

The Shift of TV to Social Media Brings Lucrative Deals For Sports Rights Holders

Insights from Grabyo CEO Gareth Capon, looking at how Social TV (and primarily Twitter Amplify) is changing the game for sports rights holders. Taken from their latest report which you can download from the link within the article.

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The Rise of Smart TV, Brings New Innovations For MLB Fans

A new partnership between Bloomberg Sports, OneTwoSee and LG Electronics has been announced, and is set to bring real time interactive statistics and advanced analytics to fans TV Screens alongside MLB games

Could Chromecast be the Perfect Partner for UK Sport?

Guest Post: With BT Sport’s recent link up with Google Chromecast, could the platform be the perfect partner for sports in the UK?

ESPN: Celebrating March Madness on both sides of the Atlantic

In probably the biggest month for basketball in the US and the UK, with the NCAA Tournament and the BUCS Championship both taking place. We decided to catch up with ESPN to see how the game of basketball has grown online in the UK.

Deal allows La Liga highlights to be shown on Twitter

Twitter announces deal with Mediapro Agency and Liga de Fútbol Profesional to show La Liga highlights on the platform via their Twitter Amplify product

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Real-time football clips kick off in UK with Sky Sports and NOW TV using Grabyo

Grabyo, the real-time TV clip-sharing platform, is today announcing it will be helping Sky Sports to promote its coverage of the UEFA Champions League by sharing clips of live games – as well as other clips from Sky Sports News – to social and digital channels

Digital Sport London – Event Review

This week saw us run the first ever UKSN ‘Digital Sport London’, a move into looking beyond just social media but the greater impact the digital innovation has had (as is still doing so) on the Sports Industry. Here is a look at those presentations we saw.

Are Sports Rights-Holders Holding Back Growth of Digital Sports Consumption?

Simon Greenberg (Global Head of Right at News Corp) and Oliver Slipper, joint-Chief Executive of Perform) have come out saying that rights-holders are holding back growth of sports content consumption on mobile and the internet. Are they right?