LiveU, Mediapro, and The Switch Renew Platinum Sponsorships

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that LiveU, Mediapro, and The Switch have renewed their Platinum Sponsorships.

LiveU is changing the rules of the game for live news and dynamic sports coverage, with flawless 5G 4K HEVC live streaming and remote production. Together with its cloud-based management and next-gen IP distribution platforms, LiveU offers the most cost-effective end-to-end contribution, production and distribution solution. The inventor and innovator of cellular bonding, LiveU is synonymous with high-quality live video solutions, transmitted from anywhere in the world. The company’s broad portfolio of products sets the industry standard for live video production ranging from its newest, portable production-level field units and smartphone app to satellite/cellular hybrid and external antenna solutions. LiveU creates a consistent bandwidth and a reliable connection so you can acquire, manage and distribute high-quality remote live broadcasts. With over 3,000 customers in 130+ countries, LiveU’s technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, news agencies, sports and entertainment, streaming live video to TV, mobile, online and social media. LiveU units are used to cover all the major news, sports and entertainment events worldwide, including the US Presidential Election, the FIFA World Cup, Winter and Summer Olympic Games, Super Bowl, US Collegiate Championships, and red-carpet events.

MEDIAPRO Group is a leading global production, distribution and content creation group with 58 offices in 36 countries around the world. It operates a fleet of over 80 High Definition and 4K Outside Broadcast units and produces live coverage of more than 12,000 events around the world each year. The Group is currently involved in the production of 16 national soccer leagues around the world and also produces events for the UEFA Champions League, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, the Africa Cup of Nations, FIBA events, the Euroleague and Formula 1. MEDIAPRO is a major producer of baseball coverage in the region, having produced live coverage of the past two Series del Caribe as well as various stages of the Premier 12, the WBSC’s international baseball championship.

In the action-packed world of live video production and distribution, The Switch is always on and always there — setting the industry benchmark for quality, reliability, and unmatched levels of service. The company’s comprehensive production platform combines mobile and at-home/remote services and includes the provision of highly skilled production personnel to enable customers to cost-effectively capture, edit, and package compelling live coverage. The Switch global transmission network connects over 800 of the world’s largest content producers, distributors, and sports and event venues — seamlessly linking rightsholders, broadcasters, streaming platforms, media outlets, and web services. With connections across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore, all feeds are monitored for utmost reliability from The Switch’s 24/7 Network Operation Centers (NOCs) in Los Angeles, New York, and London. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in New York, The Switch has been connecting viewers around the world to live events for almost three decades, bringing them the content they want across linear TV, on-demand and streaming platforms — on multiple screens and devices. The company’s services are trusted every day by corporate enterprises and leading sports, esports, news, entertainment, house of worship, and government organizations that rely on The Switch to turn on their live content. The Switch’s customers include: leaders in the Tech industry – Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo; major global broadcasters – BBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, NBC and Sky; and household names in the field of Sports – ESPN, MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL, and PGA.


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