Is Broadcasting Sports Direct-to-Consumer A Savvy Business?

Sports broadcasting OTT

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Going direct-to-consumer is becoming a mainstream strategic course for many sports organizations. Sport fans like to take and watch their content on the go, on every device they own. That implies a change in how content suppliers envision the value chain.

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Live Video versus Time-Shifted Viewing

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Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images

In today’s tech-driven world, consumers have more viewing options than ever. In this post, we will look at the new trends in watch timing preferences and the needs to connect live and on-demand video. 

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An Insight into Out-of-Home Video Viewing

Out of home video

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In this post, we are going to dive into the specifics of out-of-home video viewing. Data shows that millennials don’t mind watching long-form video outside their homes.  (more…)

WBU Forum 2016: Broadcasting Becomes Viewer-centric

Recap from WBU forum 2016 - Dubrovnik

World Broadcasting Union – International Media Connectivity Group is a community of the technology participants involved in the broadcasting value chain (broadcasters, satellite and fibre optic carriers, transmission service providers). Cleeng was there, and I want to share my impressions and learnings from the event. (more…)

How eSports Help Broadcasters to Become Innovators

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eSports is getting bigger and bigger. Now, major sports broadcasters are analyzing closely the factors of its success and trying to follow the best practices from the eSports publishers.

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NBL’s SVOD Service Delights Basketball Fans in Australia

NBL launches SVOD service powered by Cleeng

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In this Client Case episode, we’ll discuss the way NBL teamed up with Cleeng and introduced its own SVOD service to delight their on-the-go fans. NBL.tv acts as a online hub for all the NBL live games, highlights, replays and classics.  (more…)