Bandwidth Overkill Podcast, Episode 3: Who Cares About YouTube, Anyway?

This week on Bandwidth Overkill, we’re talking about ESPN newsjacking the death of Muhammad Ali, Ad Fraud and FaceBook, The Budget Bundle and NGINX streaming video. Plus we dive into the echo chamber of sports announcers and how networks bet on ratings. Bandwidth Overkill is a podcast from NetCast Sports Network that follows the continuing […]

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ESPN’s Subscriber Counts Include Sling TV

A lot of noise is being made about ESPN’s continuing subscriber losses, including 1.5 million from May to February of 2016. While ESPN still maintains they have ‘more subscribers than HBO’ that doesn’t really mean much in terms of overall subscribers. As the linked article points out, the estimated contracts that ESPN has in place […]

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ECBL Broadcast, May 1: Petersburg Revolution at High Point Hawks

On Sunday, May 1, NetCast Sports launches our first broadcast with the ECBL for several of this season’s Game of the Week broadcasts. The first game will feature the Petersburg Revolution (VA) at the High Point Hawks(NC). Game time is expected to tip at 3 pm EST – if there are issues the broadcast will be […]

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Saturday Night Live Dropping Commercials By 30%

Advertising Age recently reported that Saturday Night Live will be restructuring the program format in the upcoming (2016-17) season, dropping two commercial breaks.  The decrease in commercials for the 42nd season of the sketch comedy series equals a 30% reduction in commercial load for the program. And for advertisers, NBC will also be offering a […]

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