BitFire Buzz - June 2021


BitFire Buzz

News from the team at BitFire Networks

As we move into the heat of the summer, BitFire’s workload is heating up too.

Learn how we are partnering with the NHL & PFL, while we continually change the future of live video production.
BitFire is the ONLY company that has perfected an all-in-one IP transport system.

Simply put, BitFire will get your live production from wherever it is, to wherever it needs to be securely, reliably and at the highest quality possible.

Sports Video Group (SVG) Highlights BitFire’s Work with PFL
“BitFire has been the genius behind our communications and connectivity for PFL.”

Professional Fighters League Executive Producer George Greenberg
This year, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) opted to go with a hybrid broadcast production model, mixing on-site personnel in Atlantic City with a remote setup featuring 10-plus operators in Durham, NC. To keep these two locations connected as if they were all in one production compound, PFL tapped BitFire Networks’ innovative and one-of-a kind-technology.
Behind the scenes at the NHL Draft
The race to the Stanley Cup is in full swing and BitFire is thrilled to be a part of the action once again this year!

Providing our unique services for the NHL Draft Lottery this year, we look back at last year’s draft and how the power of BitFire was leveraged to create a versatile live broadcast solution.
Tech Vet Joins Talented BitFire Networks Team
BitFire is excited to announce that Andy Hansen has joined the company as Executive VP of Business Development.

In this role, Hansen is responsible for guiding the strategic path of BitFire through sales, partnerships, acquisitions and operational efficiencies. Phoenix and Boston-based BitFire Networks is the only company that has perfected an all-in-one Internet transport solution with the ability to support multiple fully synced cameras, broadcast audio and video. 
With clients like the NFL, MLB, NHL, CBS Sports, ABC Entertainment, NBC Entertainment and FOX News, Bitfire produces hundreds of live events each year and is known for their delivery of multi-camera transmission services.

Hansen has held several senior executive management and sales positions at Bucyrus International, Caterpillar, Inc., GenAlpha and REV Group. He brings a highly successful diversified professional foundation to his position in domestic and international operations, sales, marketing, product support, process development, software development, mergers and acquisitions. 

“To have an executive of Andy’s caliber join us at BitFire speaks volumes to the team we’ve assembled and the work we’ve done,” said Bob Sullivan, CEO and President of BitFire Networks. “As a truly ground-breaking company, we look forward to the innovations and increased capacity Andy will deliver for us,’ added Sullivan.  
Usher, The Weeknd & BitFire Shine @ iHeart Radio Awards
Always great to work award shows with Holley Video Consultation! Doing our part to provide oversight and streamline the on-site workflow at the iHeart Radio Awards. Read more.

Even though the College World Series is still in full swing, NCAA
production teams are already thinking about next year.

And they’re not alone.

Broadcast producers are excitedly working
on plans for 2022 for the following events:
  British Open
   MLB All Star Game
   NFL Training Camps
   Rugby World Cup Series
   Summer X Games
   Intermediate Little League
   Intermediate Champions Cup
   Junior League Softball
   Little League World Series Regionals
   Senior League Baseball
   Senior League Softball

BitFire provides innovative broadcast solutions for live events of all kinds.
Our broadcast resources can help take your production to the next level.
We’d love the opportunity to be a part of your planning efforts.
Give us a call today at 534-BITFIRE.

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