Issues are Mounting Up for Traditional Sports Broadcasters

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As we’ve keenly documented over the past year or so, the relationship between streaming and live sports is getting stronger all the time. As more and more sports fans see the advantages in enjoying sporting events through the mediums of OTT and SVOD, many traditional sports broadcasters are getting left behind – and that includes the big ones.

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Digital Sports Players Were In the Spotlight at Sportel 2016

Cleeng at Sportel 2016

Sportel 2016 was marked by the emerging pure-play digital sports companies that decide to serve premium video direct-to-consumers.

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Cleeng Welcomes H. de Groot and R. Wilhelm as New Strategic Advisors [Press Release]

VOOCP's Han de Groot & Robert Wilhelm join Cleeng

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, November 1st, 2016:  Cleeng, a specialist in video e-commerce for leading sports and entertainment companies announced today the appointment of two new strategic advisors, Han de Groot and Robert Wilhelm, representing their fund VOC Capital Partners. Together, they will work along with Cleeng’s management team and existing investor C4 Ventures to further accelerate the business growth and guide the company toward the next phase of development.

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Are Investments In OTT Services Growing Exponentially?

Credit: Digital TV Europe

Credit: Digital TV Europe

Not long ago, we talked about the rise of OTT services and its boost on traditional television numbers. In this post, we will discuss about the OTT investment dynamics from all the parties in the entertainment distribution chain. 

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Users Love Pay-per-View Sports on Mobile

 

Live OTT sports

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Viewers are now in complete control of how they want to watch entertainment. New technologies has drastically shifted traditional programming and how it is served to viewers. Let’s see how the developments in mobile technologies have impacted the pay-per-view sports consumption.

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The Present and Future of Live PPV

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Pay-per-view, as a revenue model, was one of the first pay TV’s premium services. With the burst of new technologies for delivering video, the model evolved and nowadays it is associated more to the web, then to pay TV. Does live pay-per-view still have a future and which directions will it take?

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