This month's news includes articles from Sports Video Group, Forbes, and Next TV
SVG: Detroit Lions Tap Former Players, NFL Analysts for Preseason Alternative Broadcast
The Lions partnered with Kiswe to help produce and distribute a first-of-its-kind local, alternative broadcast of the team’s first preseason game of the 2023 season. This “altcast” was hosted remotely by Peter Schrager, an NFL sideline reporter for FOX Sports, senior NFL writer for FOXSports.com, and co-host of Good Morning Football on NFL Network and distributed directly to local fans via a gated, team-branded platform hosted on Live.DetroitLions.com.
Forbes: How The Charter-Disney Deal Is Scrambling The TV Industry
Co-founder and CMO, Wim Sweldens, provided commentary on the future of the cable bundle in light of the recently announced Charter-Disney deal and highlighted the importance of Kiswe’s interactive features in helping content owners directly monetize their audience.
The Kiswe powered Jazz+ platform officially launched in partnership with the Utah Jazz and NBA. This direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service provides local fans with unprecedented access to the Utah Jazz via live games, exclusive footage, and other new, original video-on-demand (VOD) content.