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On the go or in the living room, sports and esports video viewers are some of the most demanding and passionate audiences out there, and streaming is enabling delivery of the biggest games and the smallest leagues alike.

Here you'll find Streaming Media's coverage of the technology and business behind the growing sports and esports streaming market.

Gambling on Sports Is a Sure Bet for Streamers

The travails of FuboTV aside, streamers are advancing on incorporating Sportsbooks into their live product

Real-Time Streaming Business Value Report Launched

Report delves into ways to deliver, monetize real-time streaming

Vote in the 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is open until September 26 in 22 categories. Cast your vote today!

Nominate Now for the 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? What is the year's biggest innovation? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.

State of Streaming Spring 2022 Report Launches

New report expands on trends revealed during Streaming Media East 2022 Research Keynote

Research Brief Exposes File-Transfer Challenges and Opportunities

Legacy solutions don't address overall workflow complexities, especially in the face of partner growth, increased production scale, and disparate storage and workforce locations. This new survey-based research brief highlights the complexity of delivering and tracking file transfers, and provides insights into current industry trends.

Survey: The Business Value of Real-Time Streaming

Real-time streaming at global scale has long been the holy grail for live delivery, and a new Streaming Media survey looks to gain insight into both the current state of real-time streaming and where it's headed in the near future, particularly for sports and betting.

FuboTV Acquires Premier League Rights for Canada, Starting with 2022/2023 Season

FuboTV will carry all 380 Premier League matches each season through 2024/2025, as well as shoulder content.

Interactive Video on the Rise: The State of Streaming Autumn 2021

The fourth State of Streaming Survey explored the use of ultra-low latency solutions for real-time communication and interactivity, as well as revealing significant changes in the mix of live and on-demand video delivered to viewers.

NewTek Introduces TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite

TriCaster 1 Pro offeres support for 4K UHD switching, live streaming, data-driven graphics, and more, while TriCaster 2 Elite gets more features as well.

Connect Addressable TV to Your NFL Game Plan

Football season is a rare chance for advertisers to reach audiences all at once as they spend more time than usual watching live television across any number of devices. Marketers should take the time to review how they're making the most of this moment, to find new engagement with viewers and to execute cross-device strategies to make the most of addressable TV, from the household to the individual.

Buyers’ Guide: Action Cams

Action cams remain a popular option for action sports (of course), POV video, drones, underwater video capture, and vlogging applications where a front-facing screen makes a difference. GoPro's Hero 9 Black still grabs most of the headlines, but other contenders round out a thriving and reasonably diverse action-cam market.

Take the "OTT Trends 2021" Survey

Our latest Streaming Media survey looks specifically at the opportunities and challenges in the OTT space. Take it and register to win a live streaming bundle worth $300!

CES 2021: The Dial's Not Moving on 5G

Mobile edge compute and in-person experiences provide the strongest use cases for 5G, but the pandemic has stalled progress. Wi-Fi 6, on the other hand, will have a real impact in the short term.

Gracenote Powers New Live Sports Experiences for Smart TV and Auto Platforms

Turnkey solution helps consumer electronics and auto manufacturers engage sports fans pre-, during, and post-game

Take the State of Streaming Spring 2021 Survey

We're sizing up the size and health of the streaming industry in early 2021, and we need your help. In return, you'll be among the first to get a copy of the report and be entered into a drawing for an Oculus Quest 2

The State of Streaming Autumn 2020

The latest State of Streaming report shows that in addition to increased viewing, the pandemic has hastened streaming publishers' moves to the cloud and software-defined infrastructures.

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Limelight Brings Even Lower Latency to Realtime Streaming

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models

AWS Takes SDI in the Cloud to Next Level

Proof of concept of uncompressed live video workflow in the cloud demonstrates future production possibilities and opens up interop can of worms