2017 was the year in which OTT video became a demonstrably mainstream platform as viewership of its services extended into a majority of US homes for the first time. David Walmsley sets the scene in the first part of our in-depth report into the state of the growing sector of OTT broadcasting.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver tells SportBusiness International why micro-transactions are more than a revenue stream – and why the concept will catch on
Benchmarks, strategy, OTT: what can second- and third-tier sports learn from the world’s premium properties?
Frank Dunne talked to three experts about benchmarks for global rights strategies, how much expertise is transferable down the pyramid and how OTT can fit into future strategies.
Gold Coast City Council has dropped plans to mine data from Commonwealth Games visitors who use free high-speed wifi, according to Australian public-service broadcaster ABC.
Frank Dunne reports on how the NBA tries to maximise its international media-rights income by approaching each market with complete flexibility.
Facebook's decision to prioritise 'meaningful social interactions' over throwaway content in changes to its news feed algorithm will have significant implications for rights holders. Adam Nelson looks at how the sports ecosystem can adapt.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is set to seal a deal to acquire a minority stake in Endeavor, the parent company of the WME talent agency and IMG, one of the most influential agencies in the sports industry, according to multiple reports.
Team Dimension Data has become the latest UCI WorldTour outfit to partner up with Velon, the marketing, media and technology company for pro-road cycling, with a host of second-tier Pro Continental squads joining up on a formal basis for the first time.
French Ligue 1 football club AS Monaco has appointed the Seven League agency to strengthen its digital media strategy.
The Infront agency has signed a wide-ranging partnership with the International Triathlon Union, through which it will develop sponsorship opportunities and digital strategies for the organisation’s leading series.
The Premier League going down in value? The unthinkable has happened. Frank Dunne investigates what happened, and whether the market is at a pivotal point where an old way of doing business can no longer be relied upon to deliver the necessary premiums.
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the union for athletes in North American league the NBA, has entered into a partnership with Japan-based advertising and public relations firm Dentsu.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association has teamed up with athlete marketing platform Opendorse in a move that will grant players access to share LPGA content and create new social revenue stream opportunities.
In just half a season, the Golden Knights NHL expansion team has captured the imagination of the US sports world with its success on the ice and, just as importantly, shattered the long-standing myth that Las Vegas is not a viable market for a major sports team.
In this week's US sports industry round-up: Atlanta stadium bucks concession pricing trend; Fox buys Thursday Night Football rights; and Solo files complaint against US Soccer