Amazon acquires Champions League UK TV rightsJuly 2, 2022 | James R
Amazon Prime Video has continued its significant sporting play with a major deal to acquire UK TV rights to Champions League football.
The online giant has snapped up 17 of the 204 Champions League matches, a small but decisive figure, … Read More
2018 Winter Olympics breaks BBC iPlayer recordsFebruary 28, 2018 | James R
The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games has set a new streaming record, become the most watched online Winter Games in the UK to date.
The BBC’s coverage of the tournament was streamed 22.2 million times across BBC Sport and BBC … Read More
BBC to stream over 1,000 extra hours of live sportNovember 4, 2017 | James R
Over a thousand extra hours of live sport will be available for audiences to watch online every year through BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer, as the BBC steps up its sporting game.
The BBC aims to “reinvent free-to-air sports broadcasting”, … Read More
Rio Olympics racks up 80m views online for BBCAugust 16, 2016 | James R
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games have helped the BBC race to a record level of online traffic this summer.
The past week has been the biggest ever week for BBC Sport online with 58.2m global unique browsers following the action … Read More
BBC breaks live-stream record with England vs WalesJune 20, 2016 | James R
BBC broke its own live-streaming record with the England vs. Wales match last week.
When it comes to online video, it’s easy to focus on catch-up and on-demand viewing, but live video is a crucial part of any broadcaster’s digital … Read More