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Esports Playing in the Big Leagues Now

Feb 05, 2019

In 2018, esports captured the attention of nearly 400 million viewers worldwide—and cable and OTT platforms took note, with media rights revenues topping $180 million.

Sports OTT Landscape in South Korea

Jan 24, 2019

Streaming services, telco-based platforms and hybrid players are disrupting sports TV broadcasting in South Korea. A shift toward mobile is also drawing sports fans away from legacy media.

Sports OTT Landscape in India

Jan 24, 2019

In India, disruption in the sports broadcasting industry is coming mainly from mobile, as smartphones and better access to data in rural areas have expanded the market for streaming. Top OTT providers include Hotstar, SonyLIV, JioTV and Airtel TV.

Sports OTT Landscape in Germany

Jan 24, 2019

In Germany, telecoms and digital video giants such as Deutsche Telekom, Sky, Eurosport, Amazon and DAZN are fiercely competing for sports rights with public TV broadcasters ARD and ZDF.

Sports OTT Landscape in Brazil

Jan 24, 2019

Traditional TV dominates sports broadcasting in Brazil, but digital platforms are taking hold, including OTT services run by media conglomerates and social media players that are vying for high-profile sports rights.

Sports OTT Landscape in Canada

Jan 24, 2019

The sports video streaming landscape in Canada is a mix of legacy TV network groups Bell Media and Rogers Media; digital media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and Amazon; and independent startups like DAZN.

Sports OTT Landscape in France

Jan 24, 2019

A new crop of sports OTT services has emerged in France. Top players include TV networks, Amazon, Eurovision Sports and Mediapro. The lines between TV and digital are blurring, as providers and consumers use multiple platforms and devices.

Sports OTT Landscape in China

Jan 24, 2019

State media network China Central Television (CCTV) is the main purveyor of sports programming in China, but OTT players, including Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu, have disrupted the ecosystem by securing streaming rights to major sports properties.