Bandwidth Overkill, Episode 6: Yahoo Wins The NBA Draft

This week we’re talking about the winner of NBA draft broadcast ratings, Comcast unleashes what they call the ‘Netflix Killer’ and Idaho becomes the center of the cord-cutting universe. Links from the show: FlyPack-Audio Startup Looks To Expand Into Sports http://www.sportsvideo.org/2016/06/21/flypack-audio-startup-looks-to-expand-into-sports/?utm_source=SVG+Newsletter&utm_campaign=6329846700-my_google_analytics_key&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ccb082d23-6329846700-77573997 Municipal fiber network will let customers switch ISPs in seconds http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/06/what-if-switching-fiber-isps-was-as-easy-as-clicking-a-mouse/ Comcast CEO Prepares […]

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Bandwidth Overkill Podcast, Episode 4: Barbarians At The Gate!

This week on the podcast we talk about broadcasting minor league basketball with the East Coast Basketball League, plus Hulu makes an offer everybody can refuse, we get super secret access to a military location for broadcasting and the New York Times wants to lay the smackdown on Ad Blocking software. Bandwidth Overkill is a […]

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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 7: High Point Hawks at Winston-Salem Certified

On Saturday, May 7, NetCast Sports Network will broadcast the ECBL Game of the Week, featuring the High Point Hawks as they travel to face Winston-Salem Certified. If you are not familiar with the region, High Point and Winston-Salem are neighboring cities so this pretty much automatically qualifies as a rivalry game. High Point comes […]

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