Monthly Archives: September 2019

Amazon Prime Video Targets Interactivity In Its Third Season Streaming NFL’s Thursday Night Football

Written on September 30, 2019 at 2:48 pm, by

Alternate announcers. Unique pregame content. Even a diversity of platforms on which to stream. Amazon Prime Video has attempted to layer various features on top of what it considers to be an elite-caliber simulcast stream of NFL’s Thursday Night Football. Now entering its third season as the exclusive streaming partner of the TNF package, Prime […]  More

The Walt Disney Company Establishes Distribution Agreement With PlayStation Vue

Written on September 30, 2019 at 11:53 am, by

The Walt Disney Company announced a comprehensive distribution agreement to continue to deliver Disney’s robust lineup of premier sports, news, and entertainment content to PlayStation Vue customers. It expands upon the previous deal and supports the companies’ mutual goal to deliver the best video content to customers across multiple platforms.  More

Alibaba Cloud, Intel Collaborate for Digital Transformation of the Olympic Games

Written on September 30, 2019 at 11:49 am, by

Alibaba Cloud and Intel unveiled plans to develop technologies that will further accelerate the digital transformation of the Olympic Games, enhancing the experience for athletes, broadcasters, organizers, and fans.  More

Professional Fighters League Teams With DraftKings for First-Ever MMA Bracket Challenge

Written on September 30, 2019 at 11:24 am, by

The Professional Fighters League is continuing its partnership with DraftKings, beginning with the 2019 PFL Playoffs Bracket Challenge presented by Presidente, the official beer of the PFL. An exclusive Pick ‘Em game will also be available for the 2019 PFL World Championship. While a $1 million prize awaits the PFL champion from each of the […]  More

ESPN Divulges Digital Numbers in August

Written on September 30, 2019 at 11:16 am, by

ESPN Digital reached 89.0 million unique visitors (up +24% YOY) in August, +42% over No. 2 and the ninth straight record-setting monthly reach. In fact, ESPN.com alone – with 73.0 million unique visitors – would rank atop the U.S. sports category against all competitors accounting for audience across platforms.  More

NFL Names DraftKings as Official Daily Fantasy Partner

Written on September 30, 2019 at 11:11 am, by

The National Football League (NFL) announced a landmark partnership to make DraftKings the first-ever Official Daily Fantasy Partner of the League. This distinctive deal includes exclusive sponsorship of the daily fantasy sports (DFS) category with access to NFL branding and more across DraftKings’ suite of DFS products and content platforms.  More

ESPN+ To Become U.S. Distributor of Bundesliga in August 2020

Written on September 30, 2019 at 11:07 am, by

ESPN+ will be the new U.S. home for the Bundesliga, Germany’s top domestic soccer league, as the result of a new multi-year agreement that will begin in August 2020.  More

NBA Digital Releases 2019-20 NBA League Pass VR Schedule

Written on September 30, 2019 at 10:43 am, by

NBA Digital, co-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, and NextVR announced the live VR game schedule for the 2019-20 regular season. Tipping off Oct. 26 with the New Orleans Pelicans vs. the Houston Rockets, the schedule will feature a top game each week throughout the NBA regular season, available to NBA League Pass subscribers […]  More

NASCAR App Lets Fans Perform Burnouts in AR

Written on September 30, 2019 at 10:32 am, by

NASCAR has already created immersive tech that lets fans feel like they’re behind the wheel of a championship racer, so how can it top that? Its latest offering lets fans perform burnouts that leave serious rubber on the road, and it uses augmented reality so they can do these stunts on their own streets.  More

Onefootball Upgrades Live, On-Demand OTT Content With Sportradar

Written on September 30, 2019 at 10:24 am, by

Onefootball has partnered with Sportradar for the delivery of their OTT offering, bringing Onefootball customers live and on-demand sports video programming from across the world.  More

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