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The ever-expanding production center in Stamford, Conn., is home to NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC Sports Digital, and NBC Sports Network.

Ten Years Later: NBC Sports’ Stamford Facility Grows With The Times January 30th 2023 - 09:30 AM

It was ten years ago, in the fall of 2012, that NBCUniversal opened a new international broadcast center in Stamford Connecticut, as the home for NBC Sports. It served as a way to consolidate its growing employee base and the production activities of a number of physical assets the network owned in Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia.

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The OTT Lexicon For 2023: Part 1 - Is Our Terminology Getting A Bit OTT? January 20th 2023 - 09:00 AM

The world of streaming is defined by acronyms like SVOD, AVOD, FAST, OTT and more. But this leaves gaps and confusion in what is included in our OTT services. For example, what does a service like BBC iPlayer include? What is watching the World Cup on RAIPlay called? Do we clearly capture live video streaming in our standard terminology?

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Sustainability Of Streaming: How Does OTT Compare With OTA? - Part 3 January 6th 2023 - 09:00 AM

Parts 1 and 2 in this 3-part series analyzed the latest information about OTT and DTT energy consumption in the UK in the year 2021, concluding that there are important energy efficiency improvements to make in OTT, and some big decisions coming our way in DTT. Part 3 considers what some of the leading sustainability proponents in the OTA and OTT video distribution ecosystems are currently thinking about and doing to help.

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Streaming Will Drive Ad Targeting Across Multiple Platforms December 29th 2022 - 09:00 AM

Philip Hunter shares his view on the key streaming trends of 2022 and where we might be headed in 2023.

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10 Things You Need To Know To Succeed In TV December 28th 2022 - 09:30 AM

In television, ‘talent’ isn’t just the people in front of the camera. Everyone working at a station needs talent, dedication, initiative, and team spirit to succeed.

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2023 Looks To Be A Year Of Continued Efficiency And Advanced Workflows December 21st 2022 - 09:00 AM

Michael Grotticelli shares his personal take on the most significant changes in technology, workflow and business in 2022 and his predictions for what may lay ahead.

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Sustainability Of Streaming: How Does OTT Compare With OTA? - Part 2 December 16th 2022 - 09:00 AM

Part 1 of this series began the analysis of the report by the UK’s Ofcom that compares the UK’s energy consumption in 2021 for content delivered and viewed in DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) versus OTT (Over The Top) ecosystems. In Part 2, we dig further into the detail and imagine an OTT-only future.

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Steps Towards Sustainability In Broadcast December 9th 2022 - 09:30 AM

As in so many industries debate within broadcast is turning to what may be required for broadcasters and producers to improve sustainability and raise their ESG scores?

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