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  • Exciting new range of flexible TV packages offer customers the freedom to choose the TV shows, films and sport they want, when they want – with the flexibility to change their package every month

  • Customers can watch Sky Atlantic, hundreds of box sets, the latest must-see movies and live sporting action on Sky Sports all from NOW TV, BT Sport in 4K, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix in 4K – all in one place; one

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A ground-breaking initiative to develop a digital and an Over-The-Top (OTT) broadcast platform for British Olympic and Paralympic sports has today been announced by a group of leading sports’ National Governing Bodies, UK Sport, the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association.

In their first move, the collective of British sports’ bodies have appointed Dominic Coles as the Chair of the newly incorporated GB Sport Media, the over-arching organisation that will manage and take the

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DAZN, the world’s largest sports streaming service, is now available to Comcast customers on Xfinity Flex and will be available over the Internet to millions more on Xfinity X1 this fall, marking DAZN’s first distribution deal with a major U.S. video and internet provider.

We’re thrilled to give our Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex customers access to DAZN’s live and on-demand programming starting this fall just in time for some of the most highly

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DAZN, the leading global live and on-demand sports streaming service and Discovery, the global leader in powering people’s passions across all screens, have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2 HD made available to DAZN subscribers in Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Eurosport, the number one sports destination in Europe, holds exclusive Pan-European rights to some of the world’s biggest sporting events, including:  Grand Slam tennis championships; cycling’s 

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Manchester City has launched Man City for TV, a new streaming platform which is now available to download worldwide.

Man City for TV is designed to provide unrivalled access to Manchester City videos before being released anywhere else.

It will live stream City’s upcoming pre-season tour fixtures in Hong Kong and Yokohama and provide full match replays of all broadcasted men’s and women’s matches 24 hours after being played. Fans can sign up with a

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DAZN CONNECT, the newly launched cloud-native content distribution service from DAZN Group and Optus, the Australian telecommunications company, owned by Singtel, Asia’s leading communications group, have today announced a new content distribution partnership.

The partnership sees DAZN CONNECT deliver to Optus Sport, video IP back-up feeds across its coverage of various sporting events including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Nations League and Premier League. In addition, DAZN CONNECT is also providing backup

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DAZN Group, the digital leader in global sports media, has launched a global, live sports content distribution service for rights holders, broadcasters and media partners called DAZN CONNECT.

With over 30,000 live sport events across multiple leagues and competitions, DAZN CONNECT offers access to one of the largest live sports content networks in the world. Delivered over IP using the very latest video transport technologies, the broadcast distribution service enables clients to consolidate their acquisition

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Accedo, the video experience pioneer, has announced the market introduction of a sports solution at NAB in Las Vegas. It enables sports service providers to launch OTT and Direct-to-Consumer services featuring Live, Catch Up and On Demand video to all major platforms.
 
Accedo’s new solution allows sports service providers to provide fans with a personalized user experience and includes powerful AI-driven business intelligence features. It makes full use of Accedo’s award-winning Accedo One cloud

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