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Broadcasters ready to sanitize eSports for everyday viewing

Esports has grown rapidly in the OTT streaming era to join the big league of global sports, ahead of American Football and closing in on the top 10. Naturally, broadcasters and operators are keen to tap a field still growing faster than almost any category of content and challenge the few established dedicated eSports streamers, notably Twitch and YouTube Gaming. The challenge lies in entering a field where games are often too long and intricate for traditional TV, lasting several hours with sometimes excessive violence. But there are also opportunities because eSports streaming has focused naturally on performance and low latency, which are critical for both playing and viewing in competitive games, while being relatively primitive over other aspects of…

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