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By Carlo De Marchis @CDM

Weekly updates from the world of sport media: OTT, digital, mobile, social, VR/AR, marketing, sponsorship. Follow me on twitter at @CDM

Weekly updates from the world of sport media: OTT, digital, mobile, social, VR/AR, marketing, sponsorship. Follow me on twitter at @CDM

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@CDM Digital Sports - Moves to Linkedin Newsletter

I have launched a new Linkedin Newsletter.Please subscribe here: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/a-guy-with-a-scarf-6998145822441775104/ A guy with a scarfAn original take on the world of sports and media tech by Carlo De Marchis

 
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Some Cool Jobs Out There @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #76

Just saw a stream of cool job openings in our industry and thought to highlight some of them here below.

 
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AT&T (WarnerMedia) + Discovery @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #75

You may have read it somewhere yesterday, here is a collection of great articles of the biggest news in media in 2021 with impact on the sport streaming and rights ecosystem.If mega-aggregation is the future what happens to sports niche avid fans audiences?Wo…

 
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The Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #74

Sports:💲 BT Group exploring sale and investment options for BT Sport💰 Disney, Amazon Potential Buyers For BT Group's Sport Division📺 Report: ITV in the running for BT Sport stake⚫️ English Soccer, UEFA Begin Social Media Blackout🗣 At Large | Sport’s social me…

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The Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #73

Some Stats:🤷‍♂️ Netflix is the most searched streaming platform in the UK together with phrases like “free” and “how to get free”.📉 But that's not the reason why Netflix's subs growth slowed down this quarter. That's because the pandemic boom is over.👴 Know w…

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Special F1 @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #72

F1: Why Imola does mean a lot to me?Imola. Emilia Romagna. Italy. Europe.An historic place for Formula 1.Want to know more?San Marino Grand Prix - WikipediaThe San Marino Grand Prix ( Italian: Gran Premio di San Marino) was a Formula One championship race whi…

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The Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #71

Some stats:🇺🇸 There are now more subscriptions to SVODs than people in the US. (Nearly 340 million subs).👌 And 39% of Americans say Netflix has the best original content.🇪🇺 While in Western Europe SVOD subs are estimated to reach 234 million by 2026.📺 But tra…

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The Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #70

Some stats:The pandemic pushed 25 million US viewers to 'watch together' on OTT platforms.Over a quarter of all streaming subscriptions in the US are shared by more than one person.Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar account for 50% of all subscription video-on-deman…

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The Weekend Quicklist @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #69

Hi All,Quite a week from the world of sports and media.Biggest news is the NFL new media rights deal but there is so much more.Some stats:👀 According to a new report from the Motion Picture Association, subscriptions to online video services in 2020 reached 1…

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Special: NFL New 11 Years Rights Deal @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #68

Big news from the National Football League (NFL)!!!!110 Billion USD in 11 Years.1. CBS retains the AFC package of Sunday afternoon games. CBS picked up rights to stream its games, on a regional basis, on Paramount+.2. Fox will carry the NFC package of Sunday …

 
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The Weekend Quicklist @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #67

One year ago I wrote this blog post about what, at that time, I called the Sport Hiatus period, the message was let's go in idea-generation mode.https://cdm.medium.com/sport-hiatus-lets-go-idea-generation-6084111e7b76Some stats:📺 The average UK adult now spen…

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The Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #66

Stats-galore:📈 US OTT revenues will reach $94bn in 2026, nearly twice as much as the $49bn in 2020.📉 US pay-TV sheds 5.1m subs in 2020.📈 The APAC region has nearly 400 million people using streaming services.📉 According to GlobalData, the Australian pay TV ma…

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Special: NFTs Explained for Art and Sports @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #65

In case you haven’t heard about it yet NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) are spreading like crazy these days, from ClubHouse rooms to twitter and more.But what are they and why they can be relevant for sports and art?TL:DR; > Exploding trend around monetizing dig…

 
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The Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #64

Some stats from around the business:😢 33% of Brits said streaming online TV helped them to feel less lonely over the past year.🍿 43% have binged an entire series in a single day.💸 34% started a new streaming subscription during lockdown.❤️ 53% rewatched Frien…

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The Post-Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #63

From the Sports World:🇫🇷 Canal+ launches new digital channel for Ligue 1 following Mediapro deal collapse🏟 Premier League CEO hopeful of fans in stadia before end of the season⛳️ PGA Tour Live To Show All 32,000 Shots at The Players Championship💰 Shaq SPAC II…

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Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #62

Super Bowl!📉Super Bowl LV attracted the smallest TV audience since 2006 (91.6 m, -10% year on year).📈Super Bowl LV streaming audience grew 47% year on year, to reach 9 million.Sports: 🦠 Covid-19 drove 51% increase in broadband traffic in 2020. 👇🆙 That's maybe…

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The Post-Weekend QuickList @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #61

It was the NFL Super Bowl week and we all saw what a great game and iconic sport moment it was, so some links from last week for the preparation phase as next week we will cover the outcome from a broadcast and digital point of view.🏈 Super Bowl 2021 preview:…

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The Weekend Quicklist @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #60

The last weekend before the NFL SuperBowl, the last US League to finish their 2020 season, in the end the least impacted as they started their season in September.In the news last week:🦚 WWE Network lands on Peacock in exclusive ‘US$1bn’ streaming rights deal…

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The Saturday Quicklist @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #59

Quick facts:The typical American SVOD household now have access to 90,000 hours of content, which is the equivalent to roughly 10 years of continuous playback and would take the average viewer close to 50 years to watch. SVOD subscription stacking is at an al…

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The Saturday Quicklist @CDM Digital Sports - Issue #58

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