What’s it mean when a media company reports $4.72 billion in net quarterly losses, but its stock price goes up for days following the news? In Walt Disney Company’s case, it means that investors believe Read More
Unwilling to wait for Brazil’s 5G spectrum auction, Claro Brasil said it has launched the country’s first commercial 5G wireless network, using dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) to rollout the network across frequencies it already has. Read More
Major League Baseball is struggling with ratings and attendance. It’s hoping that putting more games online, being social, and making changes at its ballparks will draw more fans – especially Millennials.
Verizon’s throwing a full-court pass to try and score with the NBA, putting together a high-speed fiber network that connects all twenty-nine arenas that host NBA teams. (Yes, 29 arenas for 30 teams… LA’s Clippers and Lakers both play at the Staples Center.) In the process, it allows the NBA to add up to 30 cameras in every venue, guaranteeing viewers won’t get bored.
Italian football club Juventus has shelved its traditional official TV channel in favor of a mobile OTT streaming platform, the better to leverage its recent signing of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Read More
Swing and a miss. Air ball. Hit the post. A rookie move. Dropped the ball. Pick any of those well-known sports adages the define failure, and you’re dead on the money with a description of YouTube TV’s missed opportunity to shine during the World Cup. Read More
The deals to bring more premium sports over the top is an indication of just how far we’ve come in the streaming world. Just a couple of years ago, sports rights were seen as the last bastion of pay-TV, the one set of content rights the industry would never give up. Read More
Sling TV is planning to offer its first-ever pay-per-view (PPV) event, the much anticipated UFC grudge match that features a pair of light heavyweights. UFC 214: Cormier v. Jones 2 features current champ Daniel Cormier against Read More