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Niche EDGEsport arrives in Germany via Sky, aims to go global

The arrival of niche sports streamer EDGEsport in Germany alongside Austria and Switzerland is admittedly small beer compared with the launch of Apple TV+. But it underlines the disruption threatening to rip through live sports TV over the next few years just as the SVoD business adjusts to a new order dominated by six major global forces. Of course, the two are connected given that some of the media moguls, such as Comcast and Disney, are major players across live sports, TV and movie production, while Amazon in particular of the tech giants also has a large foot in each camp. For smaller dedicated players such as EDGESport, the aim is to ride the growth in live sports streaming to…

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