NEP sponsors the Broadcast Awards 2023



February 9, 2023

Joined by our clients and industry friends, the evening was filled with shared passion and excitement for the incredible individuals and teams who have worked tirelessly together to deliver some of the most remarkable content in broadcast.

NEP’s sponsored award for Best Sports Programme covers all sports related programming (except documentaries)and highlights coverage of sporting events to sports-themed programming.

As one of the most outstanding and historic events of last year, it was no surprise the award went to none other than Whisper and BBC Sports for the BBC, for their exceptional coverage of the Women's EURO 2022!

Upon the winners being presented their award by David, the judges said: “This was the sporting event of the millennium so far and was expertly covered and conveyed with a truly engaging and inspiring naturalness and enthusiasm.”

Another added: “The coverage turned it into a feel good moment for the entire nation.”

Here is the full list of nominees for the Best Sports Programme award, sponsored by NEP:

-The Women's Euro 2022, Whisper and BBC Sport for BBC
- ITV Racing's The Derby Platinum Jubilee Special, ITV Sport for ITV
- The Hundred, Sky Sports for Sky Sports Cricket
- Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Warner Bros. Discovery & Buzz 16
for Eurosport 1 UK and Discovery+ UK
- NFL Super Bowl Preview Show, North One for BBC
- Monday Night Football, Sky Sports for Sky Sports

A huge congratulations to all the incredible winners at this year’s Broadcast Awards. What a spectacular evening celebrating the very best in British broadcasting. It was a pleasure to sponsor this prestigious event, and we look forward to the Broadcast Awards 2024!

For the full list of winners, click here.



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About NEP Connect

NEP Connect, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, has been delivering critical media content since 1989. The company’s rapidly growing international fibre network, Anylive®, connects over 220+ locations including broadcasters, major switching centres, channel aggregators, sports and entertainment venues.  NEP Connect operates two Network Operation Centres located in the UK, co-located with NEP Connect teleports, which supply extensive satellite facilities to complete the connectivity offering.  The company provides a full range of broadcast services from UHD to low bit rate streaming with data and audio transmission services also available.  This comprehensive fibre and satellite infrastructure forms a cohesive and robust portfolio, broadcasting over 200 hours of live transmissions worldwide every day supporting multiple contracted and occasional use events.

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