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

'Couldn't pick a worse time': A-League could be left in lurch amid tough market conditions

The financial crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has impacted media companies, dramatically reducing an already declining capacity to spend big on rights fees and creating uncertain investment conditions, according to Colin Smith. READ MORE

Foxtel dies of the virus

Global Media and Sports director, Colin Smith, believes "Kayo in particular could lose 50 per cent of its subscribers... it’ll be a significant drop". READ MORE

Coronavirus a $1bn reality check in era of Moneyball

Broadcast expert Colin Smith says sport should have heeded the signs of a changing market anyway as the wider public change their viewing habits. An obvious important part of sport is at risk of being missed: the fans.READ MORE

'We feel secure': Foxtel CEO confident amid global sports shutdown

Colin Smith believes that Kayo could lose 50 per cent of its subscribers and that TV rights-holders will not be compelled to pay future instalments unless sporting bodies can meet their contractual obligations. READ MORE