Simplestream to support Sky Bet’s latest football live streams

Simplestream has been chosen by Sky Bet to support the streaming of all of the Sky Bet Championship, League 1 and League 2 Play-Off matches for Sky Bet customers to access as the exciting 2013/14 season draws to a close.

The Football League Play-Offs kicks off today on Thursday 8th May at 7:45pm, with the first match, Brighton & Hove Albion against Derby County.  Simplestream’s low latency technology and proprietary Media Manager Events Module was selected by Sky Bet to deliver the month long trial to UK fans.  Covering all the 15 crucial matches, the action will surely get Sky Bet customers on the edge of their seats.  As always, fans will be able to watch live all the drama unfold across all matches on the Sky Sports television and digital platforms.

“We are delighted to be working with Simplestream,” comments Sky Bet’s Director of Products, Conor Grant. “They have proved to be flexible and effective at meeting our requirements in an extremely short time period. As the official sponsor of The Football League and the Play-offs, streaming all 15 games to Sky Bet customers is a really exciting initiative and we are really pleased with the Simplestream technology solution”.


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