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Soccer - 10 Jun 2016 - Mobile
Just ahead of the Euro 2016 kick-off, Punditto has launched in App store.
Archery - 19 Oct 2015 - Mobile
LAUSANNE (SUI), MONDAY 19 OCTOBER – New versions of World Archery Live, World Archery’s live scoring, results and data application, are now available via Android Play and the Apple App Store.
Soccer - 08 Nov 2012 - Media rights
D1D2 Sport has acquired the exclusive global broadband, mobile and internet global rights to the Nigerian national team friendly matches commonly known as the Super Eagles and exclusive TV rights to selected territories.
Business - 08 Nov 2012 - Events
London, 7th November 2012 - The International Sports Event Management Conference 2012 (ISEM) started today in London, with LOCOG’s James Bulley, Director of Venues and Olympic Park, and Andrew Amery, Head of Security, discussing the challenges faced in planning, managing and delivering a successful Olympics games.
25 Oct 2011 - Mobile
Sports and music fans will, for the first time, be able to create private messaging networks around live events following the launch today of the new fan discovery and group messaging platform from Fanatix. Available as a free iPhone App, Fanatix automatically connects friends around live entertainment, and enables group chat via iMessage, iPhone's new messaging service.
Cycling - 23 Aug 2010 - Mobile
The International Cycling Union (UCI) is constantly trying to open up new ways to offer cycling fans the best ways to follow their favourite sport. Besides television, internet, the social media Facebook and Twitter, and other communication methods, the UCI now proposes an iPhone application. It is one of the first International Sports Federations to offer this possibility.
20 Oct 2008 - Events
Sportcal, the online sports market, is celebrating 15 years of exhibiting at SportelMonaco this week by launching its new-look TV & Digital Rights service.
16 Oct 2008 - Events
Sportcal, the online sports market, is celebrating 15 years of exhibiting at SportelMonaco next week by launching its new-look TV & Digital Rights service.
Soccer - 09 Oct 2008 - Events
As part of the inaugural International Football Club Summit Soccerex will address the latest media issues affecting the football industry and how it can utilise advances in this sector. The panel entitled ‘21st Century Football – Broadcasting Platforms, Media Rights & Web 2.0’, brings together experts from FIFA, UEFA, French Football League (LFP) and Host Broadcast Services (HBS).
Business - 01 Oct 2008 - Events
FIFA and Soccerex have assembled a panel of industry leaders to highlight the importance of mobile marketing and broadcasting ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The panel entitled ‘Mobile communications in Africa and beyond – the key to reaching fans at the 2010 FIFA World Cup’ will feature senior figures from FIFA, Ericsson and Perform.
Business - 17 Sep 2008 - Events
British success and the sheer scale of the Beijing Games has put the ambitions for London 2012 into sharp focus. NBC, BBC and other broadcasters around the world utilised the latest video on demand, mobile TV, and IPTV technology, to offer consumers unprecedented access to the Olympic experience. London put technology at the forefront of its bid, and so expectations are high. But will the UK-hosted Olympics be able to meet the technological challenges of 2012?
Golf - 14 May 2008 - Mobile
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; COLOR: black">The US PGA TOUR and SMJ will launch the US PGA TOUR official Japanese mobile site, “PGA TOUR MOBILE” on all three major mobile carriers in order to consolidate the US PGA TOUR’s brand in the Japanese market.</SPAN></SPAN>
Olympics - 31 Mar 2008
Mobile solutions specialist Cellhire has put together a great deal for customers planning to travel to the Olympic Games this summer.&nbsp; As well the best rental and airtime package in the marketplace, customers also receive exclusive Olympic content on their handsets.
Cricket - 03 Jan 2008
ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s number one sports broadcaster, announced the acquisition of the mobile rights of the ongoing India’s tour of Australia featuring 4 Test matches, 15 ODIs &amp; a Twenty20 International from Cricket Australia.
Soccer - 11 Dec 2007
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), Asia’s No. 1 sports broadcaster and content provider,&nbsp;has launched STAR Sports Mobile, its new and exciting mobile sports content service highlighted by exclusive Arsenal and Liverpool Football Club content along with many more innovative features.
Basketball - 20 Nov 2007
With the aim of bringing the action closer to its fans by using all interactive platforms and new technologies, Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce the launch of Devotion Mobile, the official Euroleague Basketball mobile service.
Motor racing - 10 Sep 2007
Max Mosley, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport’s world governing body, will deliver the Keynote address to open the 2007 Motor Sport Business Forum.<BR>
04 Sep 2007
Expanded management team at PLAZAMEDIA Austria: Matthias Stepanek has recently been appointed head of sales for LED walls in Austria.
Motor racing - 28 Nov 2006
Max Mosley, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport’s world governing body, has confirmed that he will deliver a Keynote address at the 2006 Motor Sport Business Forum.
Business - 02 Nov 2006
The participation of market giants such as Samsung, Diageo, McDonald’s and T-Mobile has led to the speaker line-up of Marketing’s one-day sponsorship conference being heralded as the best yet.
Basketball - 23 Oct 2006
Zug, Switzerland / Beijing, PR China, 20 October 2006 – Infront Sports &amp; Media and the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) have signed a ground-breaking sponsorship agreement with China Mobile Communications Corporation (China Mobile/CMCC) for basketball in China. This is the most comprehensive sponsorship deal ever agreed for the CBA and also the single largest sponsorship agreement announced thus far by Infront.
13 Sep 2006
Sprint (NYSE: S) confirmed its wireless data leadership position with today’s debut of Sprint Power View – the industry’s first made-for-mobile sports and entertainment video programming network.
Soccer - 12 Sep 2006
SKY SPORTS will offer the most comprehensive coverage ever of the UEFA Champions League with content available across five different services.
12 Sep 2006
Infront Sports &amp; Media, the company which handled the worldwide marketing and sales of the broadcast rights to 2006 FIFA World Cup™ and its wholly-owned subsidiary Host Broadcast Services (HBS) have won the prestigious Judges’ Award – one of the IBC’s Innovation Awards presented at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam.
26 Jul 2006
Leading sports and media law firm, Couchman Harrington Associates, has launched its new Mobile Entertainment Group.
Soccer - 11 Jul 2006
AMI, the owner of the television and mobile rights for the FA Premier League in 27 territories, has appointed Sportev to advise on its mobile phone strategy. AMI has the ability to provide in-match coverage of all games played in the FA Premier League to all new mobile devices.
Soccer - 05 Jun 2006
News agency AFP has struck a deal with mobile magazine developer Refresh Mobile to allow football fans to keep up to date with the World Cup via their phones.
19 May 2006
LONDON – Friday 19th May - Liberty Global owned Extreme Sports Channel has extended its growing international mobile content service by signing a new deal to bring its action sports content to 3G phone users in Portugal.
Athletics - 09 May 2006
London, 8 May, 2006 - Vonage, the pioneering Internet telephone company, today announces its first major sponsorship deal in the UK with an agreement to become the Official Telecoms Sponsor to UK Athletics and the Great Britain and the NI Athletics Team.
Soccer - 08 May 2006
Following an announcement by the FA Premier League today, BSkyB confirmed that it had been awarded a fourth package of live rights, package A.
Business - 22 Mar 2006
SHANGHAI, March 22 – A total of 658 participants, representing 324 companies from 43 countries worldwide, attended this week’s SPORTELAsia 2006 at the Pudong Shangri-La Hotel in Shanghai, China, it was announced today by David Tomatis, Executive Vice President of SPORTEL.
Paralympics - 16 Mar 2006
Torino, Italy - Australia, Canada, China, the European Broadacsting Union (EBU, 54 countries), the Iberoamerican Television Organization (OTI, 23 countries), Japan, Korea, South Africa and Sub-Sahara have acquired the broadcast rights to the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games. These rights holders are on site with 303 persons.
Soccer - 08 Mar 2006
Zug, Switzerland, 7 March 2006 – Infront Sports &amp; Media has signed an extensive agreement with mobile phone operator T-Mobile International for mobile broadcast rights covering all 64 matches of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ for seven European territories including host country Germany, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.
22 Feb 2006
By the end of 2005 there were an estimated 387 million mobile connections in Europe representing a continental penetration rate of 97%. Total revenues generated in the year were estimated to exceed $176 billion (Source: Ovum).
15 Feb 2006
LONDON – February 2006 – Liberty Global-owned Extreme Sports Channel has signed a new media deal to bring it unique brand of high octane programming to over half of France’s 3G subscribers.
Soccer - 13 Feb 2006
Zug, Switzerland, 11 February 2006 – For the first time in its 76 year history, the FIFA World Cup™ will be broadcast live on mobile phones.
Soccer - 07 Feb 2006
Zug, Switzerland, 7 February 2006 – Infront Sports &amp; Media has signed an exclusive new media broadcast agreement with Daum Communications Corp. for the territory of South Korea.
27 Jan 2006
Leading sports business law firm, Couchman Harrington Associates, continues to build on the 2005 successes of its Sports Ventures Unit by completing its first major corporate transaction of 2006.
Soccer - 26 Jan 2006
Zug, Switzerland, 26 January 2006 – Infront Sports &amp; Media has signed an exclusive New Media broadcast agreement with SMG Broadband Ltd. (SMG BB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group (SMG).
Business - 17 Oct 2005
SPORTELMonaco, which traditionally brings together the most important players from the worlds of sport and television, will this year turn its focus on the exciting developments taking place in the field of "TV-to-Mobiles" technologies.
Soccer - 12 Oct 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 12 October 2005 – Infront Sports &amp; Media has signed an exclusive broadcast agreement with French mobile operator SFR S.A. for 2006 FIFA World Cup™. The rights granted are in the category of Mobile Telephony and give SFR the right to offer up to four minutes of video material per match for "near-live" and/or post-match highlight coverage on mobile phones to its subscriber base.
American football - 12 Oct 2005
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – October 11, 2005 -- Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the availability of NFL Mobile, giving fans exclusive access to NFL content and original programming when they want, where they want, only on phones using the Sprint wireless service.
Soccer - 30 Sep 2005
29 September 2005:&nbsp; Chelsea Football Club has become the first Premiership club to offer a live picture service to fans using EMPICS' innovative ShootLive technology.
Cricket - 26 Sep 2005
Cricket fans in Australia, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom will be able to watch action from the Johnnie Walker Super Series on their mobile phones as a result of a ground-breaking initiative between the International Cricket Council and Player One, a leading mobile content publisher.
Soccer - 21 Sep 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 21 September 2005 - Infront Sports &amp; Media has announced two new media agreements for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 07 Sep 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 07 September 2005 – Infront Sports &amp; Media has signed an exclusive agreement with MTN South Africa.
02 Sep 2005
Paris, 2 September 2005. Leading satellite services company GlobeCast today announced that it is now the world’s largest provider of live television-to-mobile delivery services, delivering 50 television and 11 radio channels on the mobile television bouquet that it operates in France on behalf of Orange, one of the world’s leading mobile providers
Soccer - 25 Aug 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 24 August 2005 -&nbsp;Infront Sports &amp; Media has signed a non-exclusive broadcast agreement with mobile operator O2 (Germany) GmbH &amp; Co. OHG for all 64 matches of 2006 FIFA World Cup for the territory of Germany.
Business - 24 Aug 2005
Mobile and Broadband are changing the face of sport, providing a wide range of new ways to both generate revenue and enhance relationships with fans.
18 Aug 2005, the world’s largest poker tournament website, launches its exclusive online partnership with the FL Interactive (FLi) Network of official football club websites.
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