Global Media & Sports

A leading strategic advisor for sports, events and media organisations on maximising returns

Global Media & Sports is a leading professional sports advisory firm specialising in media rights, structures and events for sports.

Colin Smith, Managing Director has advised leading professional sports and events in Asia, Europe, Australasia and Africa.

Colin is recognised as a global authority on structuring events to maximise media rights and sponsorship, and is at the forefront of digital media.

  • Media Rights Advisor
  • Sport Sponsorship Advisory Firm
  • Broadcasting Rights Advisor

Perspectives on OTT, Sport and Television

What is the future for sports television providers with the rapidly emerging OTT TV and its increasing focus on sports? GMS believes that OTT is the next evolution in broadcasting. LEARN MORE

Colin Smith & GMS Latest News

'Hands off the tiller': consultant says Foxtel missing on Super Rugby

Veteran consultant Colin Smith, of Global Media & Sports, says Rugby Australian should not be working alone to save the domestic game in Australia and should have more direction from Fox Sports which was the major backer of the original Super 12 competition in 1995. READ MORE

Rugby Australia risk 'killing the sport' with next rights deal

"If Rugby Australia don’t do their homework on what Super Rugby competition is in the best interests of Australia and its broadcast partners, then they’re going to end up killing the sport," says Colin Smith of GMS. READ MORE

Super ratings up but cricket mega deal a blow for rugby, expert says

GMS principal Colin Smith says Fox Sports will have less money to spend on rugby after smashing open the piggy bank to secure cricket's headline content for the next six years. READ MORE

Good and bad news for fans with Foxtel buying cricket broadcast rights

The rights to transmit live sport broadcasts via the internet will be held by Foxtel. “This will be very attractive to millennials who are increasingly watching less TV, preferring to follow sport on mobile phones and iPads,” says Colin Smith of Global Media and Sports. READ MORE