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Endeavor Forms Streaming Company, Combining NeuLion With Other Assets

Endeavor, an entertainment company whose portfolio includes William Morris Endeavor, IMG and the UFC, has formed a video streaming company called Endeavor Streaming. – Dawn C. Chmielewski, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2RqMskI
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Discovery and PGA Tour Tee Up ‘GOLFTV’ Streaming Brand for 2019 Launch

Discovery’s $2 billion swing at the international golf market is taking shape, with its upcoming streaming service to be branded “GOLFTV.” The OTT service will tee off around the world at the beginning of 2019 and have live PGA Tour coverage in a raft of territories at launch. More territories will get the live coverage in the next four years as existing rights deals play out. – Stewart Clarke, Variety https://ift.tt/2q4lK1h

Live Streaming Startup In Competition With Facebook And Twitter Lands Deal With NFL Players

The service is SportsCastr, which already boasts notable advisors in NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, NFL tight end Vernon Davis and NCAA Men’s Basketball coach Jim Boeheim. It should get a meaningful boost by way of partnership with the NFLPA if a considerable number of players not only lend their rights to the streaming service, but also use it to provide live commentary as well as share personal insights. – Darren Heitner, Forbes https://ift.tt/2vb74R1

High Court awards Premier League order to block illegal streams

On 19 July 2018, Justice Arnold granted a High Court Order that will require the UK’s major internet service providers – principally Sky, BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, plusnet and EE – to block and disrupt servers that host illegal streams of the Premier League’s matches across the whole of the next football season that begins in August 2018. The order is considered by the EPL as an enhancement of a similar judgement granted for the entirety of the 2017/18 season which the EPL says was hugely successful, enabling the it to disrupt or block nearly 200,000 illegal streams of its content. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News https://ift.tt/2uEbe3u
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