The virtual event begins with a live chat with Eric Black of NBCUniversal and Stephen Thorpe of Fox Corp.

The virtual event will be hosted on Wednesday, April 13th starting at 1PM ET / 10AM PT

Join us Wednesday for our annual exhibition SVG Sports OTT . Forum And don’t miss the chance to learn from two of the sports streaming industry’s brightest minds.

Free virtual event attendees start with a live chat with NBCUniversal Senior Vice President, Technology, Fandango, Sports and Entertainment Eric Black And Fox Corporation Senior Vice President, Video Platforms Stephen Thorpe They will further detail this year’s broadcasting events and address the most significant challenges – and tremendous opportunities – facing the sports broadcasting industry today.

Registration: SVG Sports OTT Forum (April 13, default)

Additionally, the SVG Sports OTT Forum will be enhanced by a featured deep dive into some of the most creative sports OTT streaming apps and services, including PGA Tour live on ESPN+The Yes network applicationAnd Fubo Sports NetworkIt will include robust roundtable discussions on the latest technical challenges and trends.

In-depth case studies

PGA TOUR LIVE moves to ESPN +
One of the biggest moves in the sports broadcasting scene this year was PGA TOUR LIVE’s move to ESPN+. Golf enthusiasts receive three times as much golf coverage as they have from PGA TOUR events in the past; Over 3,200 new hours of live coverage.

From premium kits and featured holes to specialized graphics and additional studio programming, dive deep into some of the exciting initial features on offer with PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ with Senior Vice President of the PGA TOUR, Media Luis Goicouria And John Lasker, ESPN Vice President of Digital Media Programming.

YES Network and YES App
Live interactive stats feeds. Real time polling. Even video chat with friends within the game.

Dive into one of the industry’s most innovative video streaming offerings, the YES app with Matt Duarte, YES Network Vice President, Strategy and Business Development.

Fubo Sports Network
By acquiring major streaming rights and an entertainment catalog of original programming, Fubo Sports Network has made big waves. Get ready to have a one-on-one conversation with Fubo Sports Network President and Original Programming Pamela Duckworth.

Launched in September of 2019, Fubo Sports Network is a sports-focused live channel owned and operated by fuboTV. Duckworth joins the show to discuss the network’s growth so far, what’s coming next, and what she sees as the biggest trends in the sports broadcasting industry today.

Technical Focus Panel Discussions

The event will also give you a chance to learn about the latest developments in technology and infrastructure that support live sports experiences of all shapes and sizes from some of the most important vendors in the industry.

Under the cover of Live Sports OTT Stack
From coding to protocols to content management and delivery systems, the streaming technology stack is more advanced than ever. What are the remaining challenges to overcome, and is broadcasting ready to carry the biggest sporting events on its shoulders? Industry tech experts share their thoughts.
Speakers:
Paul Briscoe
TAG VS, Chief Engineer
Paul Finster
Amagi, Vice President of Business Development
Eric Ramberg
MediaKind, Vice President, Head of Global Business Development and Strategic Partners
John Ward
MTS Friend, Executive Vice President, Americas
Grant Zizou
The Switch, OTT Services Manager

Powerful low latency live interactive sports video
Much of the promise of the next generation of viewing experience boils down to one factor: the delivery of live video in milliseconds at scale. response time It’s the absolute buzzword in live broadcasts. Ditch the latest in CDNs, adaptive bitrate coding, and even include digital ads in this roundtable discussion. How is latency more important to sports than any other form of entertainment, and what technologies are supporting this delivery today and for years to come?
Speakers:
Kyle Bank
Phoenix Real Time Solutions, Operations Manager
Eric Bolton
Zixi, Vice President of Business Development
Todd Erdley
Videoon, President and Founder
Damien Stronger
Broadpeak, Video Solutions Marketing Director

Agenda subject to change. If you have any questions regarding the SVG Sports OTT Forum, please contact the Director of Digital Brandon Costa at SVG at [email protected] If you are a technology vendor interested in sponsoring and participating in the event, please contact Rob Payne at [email protected] or Andrew Gabel at [email protected]

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